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General view of Sabathu

General view of Sabathu

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 15/1(10)

Item number: 10

Length: 18.8

Width: 29

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photgraph of Sabathu, near Simla, from the Elgin Collection: 'Spring Tours 1894-98', taken in the 1890s. Sabathu was a hill cantonment, some 23 miles from Simla. This is a general view, taken from the fort, of the military post with the parade ground in the centre. Sabathu was used as a military post since the end of the Gurkha war of 1816, and British troops were stationed there.

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