Worswick, Clark & Embree, Ainslie

The last empire. Photography in British India, 1855-1911. Preface by the Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

(New York), Aperture, Inc. 1990.

Reference: 08172
Price: £35 [convert currency]

Full Description

Oblong folio. (8)+146+(4)pp, photo ills throughout. Publisher’s cloth. Presentation copy to Roderick Gradidge from his travelling companions in India, with ink presentation inscription, letters & colour photographs of Gradidge in India, as well as a memorial address read at the funeral of Henry A.N. Medd (one-time Chief Architect to the Government of India), loosely inserted.

A fascinating selection of contemporary photographs, many previously unpublished, providing a vivid picture of British India. This copy was presented to Roderick Gradidge from his travelling companions after a trip to India ‘in the footsteps of’ Lutyens and Baker.

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