This photograph of the Wanga Valley by Samuel Bourne captured in 1863 showing the Himlayan glaciers. During his three Himalayan expeditions, Bourne photo documented landscapes in compoistions and artistic styles that appealed to the Victorian notions of the ‘picturesque’ and unusual landscapes such as this image formed a category in itself.
TitleHimalaya; View of the Kullu Landscape
MediumAlbumen print (on card mount)
Dimensions22.1 cm x 28.8 cm