Returning to the Imperial theme, the ILN
published a special
(Appendix List No. 107)
on November 16th 1935 in which the political and economic
aspects of the country were complemented by specially illustrated articles
on India’s beauty, art and natural history.
An early section deals with the country’s peoples, archaeology and
architecture, wild life and sport, railways and ports, industry and engineering,
agriculture and irrigation and the Indian Princes. The central display
in colour shows the Viceroy of India, the Earl of Willingdon and the Countess
with their native pages. The final section details the main Indian States,
and cities — Baroda, Mysore, Udaipur, Bahawalpur and the Dominions
of the Nizam of Hyderabad. The issue also contains t beautiful coloured
plates by Sobha Singh.
The front cover shows a full colour photograph of the Taj Mahal at Agra,
built by the Mogul Emperor Shah Jehan to enshrine his beloved wife, Mumtaz
Mahal. This is issue number 5039, vol. 187, pages 823-914, measuring 37
x 26 cm and priced at one shilling.
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