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India impressions, with some notes of Ceylon during a winter tour, 1906-7 (microform) (1907) (14779427031)
Identifier: indiaimpressions00cranrich ( find matches) Title: India impressions, with some notes of Ceylon during a winter tour, 1906-7 (microform) Year: 1907 ( 1900s) Authors: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 Subjects: India -- Description and travel Sri Lanka -- Description and travel Publisher: London : Methuen & Co. Contributing Library: University of California Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: ... 296 LIST OF PLATES xv PAGE Tea Plantation, Ceylon .... 303 Tea and Rubber in Ceylon—a rising Industry . 309 A few Trifles the Wife wished to bring Home from India . . . .316 LIST OF PLATES The Manikarnika Ghat, Benares . . Frontispiece TO FACE PAGE The Kylas, Caves of Ellora . . .38 Arrival of Mr Dadabhai Naoroji at Bombay, December 14, 1906 . . . .46 Tomb of Gunj Baksh, Sarkhei . . .58 Shrine of the Kwaja, Ajmir . . . .66 The Maharajahs Palace at Udaipur, from the Jagmandir Pavilion . . . 8S The Maharajahs State Elephant, Jaipur . .102 The Taj Mahal, from the Gateway . . 116 In the Bazaar, Gwalior . . . .134 Approach to the Palace of Man Mandir, Gwalior 138 The Jama Musjid Mosque, Delhi . . .152 Lahore—The Mosque of Waza Khan . .182 Irrigation Well, Lucknow .... 196 Kinchin Junga from Darjeeling . . . 232 Tanjore—The Great Gate of the Temple . 254 Sacred Tank of the Great Temple, Madura . 282 Under the Palms at the Galle Face, Ceylon . 292 *TCHANi$7/*ir~/*^\, KAi M /Vv i r^ Text Appearing After Image: 3&^ c^ INDIA IMPRESSIONS CHAPTER I THE VOYAGE A VISIT to India and the East had long beena cherished but somewhat vague dream withus. It seemed a far cry, and to make a breakof a few months in the midst of the occupationsof a busy life is always a difficult matter. Theimpossible, however, became in course of timepossible, and even practicable. Inquiries as toways and means had the effect of clearing ourpath; and having the will, the way was soondiscovered. Only sixteen days to Bombay! our Indianfriends in London told us, and they were alwaysurging us to go and see their wonderful countryfor ourselves. Mr Romesh Dutt and Dr Mulichhad been visitors at our house. The formerhad presented his interesting translation of the Ramayana, illustrated by Miss Hardy, to mywife. Besides these we had from time to timemade the acquaintance of several native gentle-men in London who were reading for the IndianBar. They came and went, but all were earnestin their hope that we should visit India, an Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.