'Linga: Birkehs'

Photo 496/6/25

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The record is made up of 1 b&w silver gelatin The principal photographic process used for black and white photography from the 1870s. print. It was created in Jan 1918. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Genre/Subject Matter:

View in Linga [Lingeh] of two yakhchāls . Here described as ‘birkehs’, which are cisterns, most likely ice pits. In the background, palm trees line the horizon. In the middle-ground two women walk across the scene.

Inscriptions:

Lower left, below image, in pen: ‘Linga.’

Upper left, above image, in pencil, crossed-out: ‘a’

Lower right, alongside image, in pencil: ‘25’

Lower right, below image, in pen: ‘"Birkehs."’ ‘(Jan. 1918)’

Extent and format
1 b&w silver gelatin The principal photographic process used for black and white photography from the 1870s. print
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

70 x 95 mm

Condition:

The image is in good condition.

Foliation:

'a'; '24'

Process:

Silver gelatin The principal photographic process used for black and white photography from the 1870s. print

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity.
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Unrestricted

Archive reference
Photo 496/6/25

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Date(s)
Jan 1918 (CE, Gregorian)

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