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Kasauli, 1885. The General's House.

Kasauli, 1885. The General's House.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 752/1(58)

Item number: 752158

Length: 19.2

Width: 25.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Kasauli, 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 General's House and in the foreground an Indian man sitting in a tree playing a wind instrument.

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