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Bourne & Shepherd 
Women of Kashmir 
[Bourne and Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages connected with H.R.H. the Prince of Wales' Tour in India 1876] 
1875-1876 
  
Albumen print 
10.2 x 8.6 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2114152 
  
 
LL/93494 
  
Photograph of three women from Kashmir. They are sitting on a cloth, with another large cloth draped behind them. All are wearing long embroidered dresses, veils and heavy jewellery. Spread on the ground around them are shoes, small bowls and a jug.
 
This is one of a series of photographs from a published volume documenting the tour the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, made of India in 1875-76. Included in the album are a group of photographs of local people.
 
Presented to Alexandra, Princess of Wales by her husband the Prince of Wales at Christmas 1876 
 

 
  
 
  
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