|RARE OLD BRITISH ERA PICTURE GALLERY OF NAINITAL|
View of Ranikhet, Polo Ground and mighty range of Glittering Himalays. Ranikhet (Queen's Field) was named after a legendary Queen who camped in the area and fell in love with it.
Situated 49 miles north of Nainital, the town provides a spectacular view of the Himalayan range.
Ranikhet is still a military cantonment and the Kumaon Regiment has been stationed there from 1780.
This is a General view of the hill station of Ranikhet, with snowy peaks in the distance.
Photograph of Ranikhet from the Macnabb Collection (Col James Henry Erskine Reid): Album of views of 'Naini Tal' taken by Lawrie & Co in 1895.
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|-------------------- Photo Courtesy: British Library --------------------|
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