Old weathered Abies webbiana with pendulous lichens, on the way from the Singalíla Ridge to Ilám in Nepal.
Lettering continues: "Panoramas and views from India and High Asia by Hermann and Adolphe Schlagintweit, with some photographs by Robert Schlagintweit. 1854 to 1858. group 9 nro. 39. Gen. nro. of cat. 239 Photogr. by J. Albert, Munich. Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus."
Possibly an original watercolour sketch for a colour photograph for a publication, which has been mounted for an exhibition