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Kasauli, 1885. The Barracks.

Kasauli, 1885. The Barracks.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 752/1(57)

Item number: 752157

Length: 20

Width: 24.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Kasauli barracks, from the Macnabb Collection (Col James Henry Erskine Reid): Album of miscellaneous views taken in 1885. Kasauli is a Hill Station in Himachal Pradesh, situated on the summit of a long ridge overlooking the Kalka valley at an elevation of 6,335 feet above sea level. In 1842 a European military cantonment was founded here and it also became a convalescent depot. This view shows the barracks in the military cantonment.

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