'Wanja Valley - Himalayas', c 1865.

Bourne, Samuel

'Wanja Valley - Himalayas', c 1865.
3 7 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 29cm

Description

A photograph of the Wanja Valley in the Himalayas, taken by Samuel Bourne. Bourne considered his photographs of the Wanga Valley to be some of his finest work. Bourne, a pioneer of travel photography, began his working life as a bank clerk. ln 1863 he went to India where he established a studio in Simla, in partnership with Charles Shepherd. Between 1863 and 1870 he undertook several photographic expeditions, including trips to the Himalayas, producing a collection of landscape views unsurpassed in technical skill and compositional elegance. By 1870 the Bourne and Shepherd catalogue contained 2,000 views from all parts of the subcontinent.

© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas

image details