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Vailey Lake [Velli Lake]

Vailey Lake [Velli Lake]

Photographer: D'Cruz, Zachariah

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/45(27)

Item number: 4304527

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Veli lake was taken by Zachariah D' Cruz in about 1900 and is from the Curzon Collection 'Album of South Indian views'. George Nathaniel Curzon was Under Secretary of State at the Foreign Office between 1895-98 and Viceroy of India between 1898-1905. The picture is taken from a neighbouring hillside over-looking the lake, with paddy fields on the water's edge in the foreground. The spelling is given as Velli Lake on the map accompanying E G Hatch's 'Travancore: A guide book for the visitor' (1933).

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