Walker Hospital was opened in 1902, with 20 beds for Europeans and was meant to be self-supporting. This exemplary hospital for the time was based on a gift by a former resident of Simla, Sir James Walker. Patients paid Rs. 5 per day for their care.
This building completed in 1888 is now the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.
[Original caption] Viceregal Lodge. The summer residence of the Viceroy.
Now the gardens of the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.
[Original caption] The Gardens & Terraces, Viceregal Lodge.
Kolkata-based Bourne & Shepherd was one of the oldest photographic studios in India, and certainly one of the most famous, having built its reputation on the albumen photography of Samuel Bourne during the 1860s.