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MADRAS RAILWAY ENGINEERS INDIA RARE ALBUM OF 19thC CARTE DE VISITE PHOTOS
1870. THIS IS A USED ITEM - SEE DESCRIPTION FOR FURTHER DETAILS. A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF INDIAN RAILWAY OBSCURIANA : INDIA : ENGINEERS ON THE MADRAS RAILWAY. Album of Photographic Portraits / Cartes de Visite of Engineers on the Madras Railway. Circa 1870. MADRAS RAILWAY Cartes de Visite: A small brown album, with working clasp, containing a a remarkable collection of thirty cartes de visite showing engineers and others engaged on the construction of the Madras railway. Mainly identified with inscriptions in ink, indelible pencil, or pencil, one or two individual cards repeated. A few of the cards were produced by the Calcutta photographers Schwarzchild & Co. All the cards came together as one lot through the book trade. The few unknown cards are presumed to be connected. The Cards are named as follows, in no particular order: Peel, Pay Depnt Madras Railway Heddersttedt. Engineer Madras Railway Unknown Telegraph Engineer Madras Railway C.D. Roberts Engineer Madras Railway C.D.(Seedy!) Roberts Engineer as above Madras Railway Allen Storekeeper Madras Railway W.Maylor Ironworks Marcott near Beypore Mrs. Maylor Spouse of above & Child Marcott C.P.Williamson Engineer Madras Railway A.J.Williamson Engineer Madras Railway W.R.Robinson Engineer Madras Railway, (subsequently Chief) W.R.Robinson Engineer Madras Railway R.Carter Unknown Madras Railway Thomas Lovel Engineer Madras Railway Unknown Engineer Madras Railway Edward Walter Grubb Engineer Madras Railway And another different Mrs R. Grubb Spouse of above Warrior John (J.Penson) Volunteer Regiment Madras Railway Another ide … [Click Below for Full Description]
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