Deuel, Pamela and Mayer, Kurt: IN THE SHADOWS OF THE HIMALAYAS. A Photographic Record by John Claude White 1883-1908. 2005. 190 pp. 113 quadrotone sepia photographs. 6 maps. 28x23 cm. Cloth.
White served in the British colonial service and was a photographer by vocation. He served for a year in Kathmandu and spent 20 years based in Gantok, Sikkim, overseeing British interests in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet. These fine photographs were taken during his travels in the region and provide a beautiful and early record of the landscape, architecture and peoples of the Himalayas.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 263 in printed List 188.
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