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Snowy Peaks near the Gangootri Glacier (Himalayas)

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Snowy Peaks near the Gangootri Glacier (Himalayas)

ca. 1866
19th century
241 x 287 mm (9.5 x 11.3 in.)

Samuel Bourne, British (English), (1834–1912)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Inscribed on negative, lower center: “Bourne 1542”; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower right: title
Bibliography: See The Last Empire, p. 72; see also Williams, Bourne, cat. nos. 16 and 17, plate 4.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.118.44

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  • Asia - TGN 1000004
  • glaciers
  • India - TGN 7000198
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • mountains
  • snow

  • image Dimensions: 241 x 287 mm (9.5 x 11.3 in.)

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