- 1878-1880 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2 volumes (.55 metres)
Name of creator
Edward Gilpin-Brown was a captain with the 92nd Gordon Highlanders from February 1874 until June 1884. He served in the second Afghan War (1878-1880), the Boer War (1881) and the Egyptian War (1882).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Patricia D. Gilpin-Brown in 1991.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection contains 2 volumes of photographic albums that document Gilpin-Brown's journey to and tour of duty in India. The first album has 49 photographs, beginning with photos of the ship Euphrates, Malta, and continues through to the second album of 49 photographs with photos of India. Each album has a raised gold monogram of Gilpin-Brown on the front cover.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material