Darjeeling – Deed of Grant

Deed of Grant - darjeeling

‘Deed of Grant’ uit 1835, geschreven in Lepcha, gevolgd door Hindi.

“The Governor General having expressed his desire for the possession of the hill of Darjeeling on account of its cool climate, for the purpose of enabling the servants of his Government, suffering from sickness, to avail themselves of its advantages, I, the Sikkimputtee Rajah, out of friendship for the said Governor General; hereby present Darjeeling to the East India Company, that is all the land South of the Great Rangit river, east of the Balasun, Kahail and Little Rangit rivers and west of Rungno (Tista) and Mahanadi rivers.”

13th Dalai Lama met de koning van Sikkim omstreeks 1900.

13th Dalai Lama met de koning van Sikkim omstreeks 1900.



De thee-oogst binnen brengen, omstreeks 1890.



Darjeeling en de Himalaya’s, zoals te zien vanuit St. Paul’s School, 1870.



Een straat in Darjeeling, 1880.



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