Randolph Holmes

(1888 – 1973)

On the Dal Lake

Location
Not on display
Further information

Randolph Bezzant Holmes (1888-1973) was a professional photographer in Peshawar, working for and eventually running the business established by his father in the 1890s. The company became well-known for its photographs of the north-western region, now part of Pakistan and Afghanistan. In 1919, the company acted as official photographers to the Third Anglo-Afghan War.

Year
early 20th century
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph mounted on brown card
Dimensions
23.5 x 28.3 cm image; 25.6 x 34.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner in photograph, "... / Holmes ..".
Credit
Gift of Jim Masselos 2011
Accession number
368.2011
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