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An Indian compound [Ambala].

Looking across open ground towards a European
bungalow, probably in the cantonment, in Ambala, from the Elgin
Collection: 'Spring Tours 1894-98'. This is a later print (1890s)
of a Samuel Bourne photograph. Ambala was situated on the route
from Delhi to Simla in northern India. In the 1880s there was a
huge cantonment here covering over 78 square km (48 square miles),
constructed from 1843 onwards…