[June 4, 2006
Tinted India. Day & Son and the Photolithographs in “Tent Life in Tigerland”
In his 1888 collection of stories bearing the somewhat excessive title „Tent Life in Tigerland. Being Sporting Reminiscences of a Pioneer Planter in an Indian Frontier District“, we find former Australian Minister of Education James Inglis looking back to an adventurous stretch of his life as an indigo planter in the mangrove forests of Northern India, a region that he enthusiastically proclaims to be “probably the best place for shooting tigers in the world” …..
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James Inglis, Tent Life in Tigerland. Being Sporting Reminiscences of a Pioneer Planter in an Indian Frontier District, London 1888