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Title

On the Dal Lake

early 20th century


Artist

Randolph Holmes

1888 - 1973


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

India


Date

early 20th century


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph mounted on brown card


Dimensions

23.5 x 28.3 cm image; 25.6 x 34.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l. corner in photograph, "... / Holmes ..".


Credit

Gift of Jim Masselos 2011


Location

Not on display


Accession number

368.2011


Artist information

Randolph Holmes

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
India