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Several photographs show a elaborate Tiger hunt on Elephant...
Fascinating photos of life In India in the days of the Raj have come to light over 120 years later.
They provide a snapshot into the privileged existence of wealthy Brits in the vast country in the late 19th century.
There are images of tiger hunts which would be frowned upon today but were seen back then as a noble pursuit. Others show safaris where whole families are perched on the back of elephants.
Some of the pictures show village life highlighting the daily grind of farmers, tailors and marble work sellers. A photo reveals British Army commander General Sir Bindon Blood who commanded a young Winston Churchill on the North-West Frontier in 1897, making such an impression on the future prime minister that he dedicated his first non-fiction book to him.
The images feature in several photo albums which have emerged for sale with British Bespoke Auctions, of Cheltenham, Gloucs.