On the Dal Lake
1888 - 1973
Randolph Bezzant Holmes (1888-1973) was a professional photographer in Peshawar, working for and eventually running the business established by his father in the 1890s. The company became well-known for its photographs of the north-western region, now part of Pakistan and Afghanistan. In 1919, the company acted as official photographers to the Third Anglo-Afghan War.
early 20th century
gelatin silver photograph mounted on brown card
23.5 x 28.3 cm image; 25.6 x 34.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner in photograph, "... / Holmes ..".
Gift of Jim Masselos 2011
Not on display