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Darjeeling; Cane Bridge over the Runjeet River below Darjeeling

Object Details

Title:

Darjeeling; Cane Bridge over the Runjeet River below Darjeeling

Artist/Maker:

Samuel Bourne (English, 1834 - 1912)

Culture:

English

Place:

Darjeeling, West Bengal, India (Place Created)

Date:

March 29, 1872

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.1126.87

Dimensions:

23.7 × 29.8 cm (9 5/16 × 11 3/4 in.)

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Object Description

View of a cane suspension bridge across the Rangeet River. Several men stand on the bank of the river in the foreground and on the ramp leading up to the bridge. Two cane huts are visible in the background on the opposite bank of the river.