[Digital South Asia Library]

Keagle Photo Archive

Title Houseboats A larger version of this photograph is available by clicking on the small size photo below.

Photographer Robert Keagle
Date 1945
Subject soldiers, boats
Notes American service personnel, when on rest leave to Kashmir, could at Srinigar, rent houseboats such as this one for very reasonable prices ($10 per week) compete with a housekeeping and transport services. The boats were able to be moved from spot to spot by a man with a long pole, shoving against the lake bottom. Srinigar, Kashmir, spring 1945."
Location Kashmir
Original negative held