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Preliminary Guide to the India [Bengal] Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 257  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: India [Bengal] Photograph Album
    Dates: ca. 1897
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 257
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: One album containing 22 black and white photographs, a few with captions in English.
    Physical location: Del Norte.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    India [Bengal] Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 257. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2006.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One album containing 22 black and white photographs, a few with captions in English, showing the Kamarhatty [West Bengal] Jute Mill, jute flats, a snake charmer, a side-wheeler, earthquake damage on Bentinck St. [Calcutta] from the 1897 magnitude 8.7 Assam, India earthquake. Also views possibly of the Himalayas, local residents, and shopkeepers, as well as a portrait of a Burmese lady.
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    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    West Bengal (India)
    Calcutta (India)
    Earthquakes--India--Assam.