Plate-glass negatives of early 20th century India found in shoe box

Published on May 10th, 2012 | by Admin


178 plate-glass negatives showing pictures of India during the time of the British Raj have been found in a shoe box in Scotland.

Archivists at RCAHMS have already confirmed that some of the images were definitely taken in 1912. King George V and Queen Mary visited Calcutta – the only Monarch to visit the subcontinent as Emperor.

Little known about the images or the photographer, prompting a search for clues as to his or her identity.

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Story: ITV News | Photo: RCAHMS/PA Wire

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