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[Small carriage drawn by black buck at Alwar.]

[Small carriage drawn by black buck at Alwar.]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1896

Shelfmark: Photo 15/5(5)

Item number: 5

Length: 20

Width: 15

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a small carriage drawn by black buck at Alwar in Rajasthan, taken by an unknown photographer in 1896, from an album in the Elgin Collection entitled 'Autumn Tour 1896'. This album contains photographs, newspaper cuttings, addresses of welcome, programmes and a map of the Viceroy Lord Elgin's tour.

The small buggy in this view may have been used to carry children during religious processions or royal ceremonies. The Black Buck antelope is a native of India and is one of the fastest animals on earth.

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