Lahore. Sir Malcolm Hailey, K.C.S.I., Governor of the Punjab, inspecting a Guard of Honour 1924


A small photograph, 3½ x 2¾ ins from 1924 showing Sir Malcolm Hailey, K.C.S.I on a card leaf from a dismantled old album. The Gocernor is the figure in morning dress and he is preceded by his two uniformed aides de camp and followed by an entourage of staff officers.  The reverse of the card has two photographs showing a crashed plane in Lahore dating from around the same time. The old album leaf came from a dismantled album which had belonged to a family descendant.      sep16/1    SOLD 8th September 2023

Sir William Malcolm Hailey who rose to become Chief Commissioner of Delhi [1914], Governor of the Punjab [1924], and Governor of the United Provinces [1928]. In 1934 he left the U.P., taking his first leave outside India, being raised to the Peerage in 1936, advising the home government on India affairs. [see Dictionary of National Biography 1961-1970].