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Khyrna Bridge on the road to Ranikhet

Khyrna Bridge on the road to Ranikhet

Photographer: Lawrie and Company, G.W.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 752/8(51)

Item number: 752851

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a bridge on the way to Ranikhet from the Macnabb Collection (Col James Henry Erskine Reid): Album of views of 'Naini Tal' taken by Lawrie & Co in 1895. Ranikhet (Queen's Field) was named after a legendary Queen who camped in the area and fell in love with it. Situated 49 miles north of Nainital, the town provides a spectacular view of the Himalayan range. Ranikhet is still a military cantonment and the Kumaon Regiment has been stationed there from 1780.

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