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My boat, [Munshi Bagh, Srinagar], Cashmere.

My boat, [Munshi Bagh, Srinagar], Cashmere.

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 211/1(71)

Item number: 211171

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a boat in Munshi Bagh, Srinagar from the Brandreth Collection: 'Views in Simla, Cashmere and the Punjaub' taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s. Srinagar the capital of Kashmir is a city of lakes and waterways, gardens and picturesque wooden architecture. The caption states, 'One of the Maharaja's boats such as lent to the Comr or Resident on duty & to others, as myself. He has several of these each with 20 rowers.'

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