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Photograph (Calotype or Waxed Paper Negative) of a Colonial Bungalow in India, by A. Y. Shortt, 1860s (or ?1847)

Inventory Number: 11946
Object Type:
Persons: Alexander Young Shortt (Photographer)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1941-6
Brief Description: Waxed paper negative of a colonial bungalow in India, as in the companion 11945 but from a greater distance and entirely out of focus.

The companion is inscribed '1847 double', but this seems too early to be a date, the photographer was in India in the 1860s..
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel A. G. Shortt in 1941. Taken by his father Major-General Alexander Young Shortt when he was Political Resident (representative of the British Government) in the native state of Palanpur, India, about 1860-70.
Collection Group: Shortt Photographs
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
225 279 mm