National Geographic : 1929 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE DAL LAKE, NEAR SRINAGAR, MIRRORS NATURE'S GIFTS TO KASHMIR "Place of delight" for the tired man, and "solitary sojourn" for the recluse-so Akbar's historian describes this entrancing sheet of water. The boat is a shikara, the gondola of the East. @ National Geographic Society Natural-Color Photographs by Franklin 'rice Knott THIS CRAFT OF STATE MOVES TO THE MUSIC OF HEART-SHAPED PADDLES Every spring the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir comes to his summer palace at Srinagar, and the Jhelum River scintillates with color and crowds. The British representative and his staff, and native State officials, go down the river below the city to meet him.