Rare Viceregal Lodge pictures of British era to be displayed

Shimla: Rare historical photographs of the Viceregal Lodge now housing the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies at Shimla will be showcased very soon.viceregal lodge shimla

Michael Driscoll, vice chancellor of Middlesex University in London, would be presenting a set of 15 rare black-and-white photographs to IIAS authorities on Wednesday. These would be soon put on display for the general public.

IIAS has identified a number of photographs of the Viceregal Lodge which are available with the British Library in London.

Out of more than a hundred photographs available with the British Library, the IIAS has selected 17 photographs. The Middlesex University has agreed to help the IIAS in getting these photographs.

The IIAS has also received photographs from the Bowood Estate of Lord Lansdowne, the second Viceroy to occupy the Viceregal Lodge in 1890 after Lord Dufferin.

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