Tag Archives: Maharaja

Indian Royals – 1

Unidentified man, Jaipur, possibly royalty. Painted portrait (gelatin silver print and watercolour) from the 1930s. The collared coat is possibly a sherwani – a garment that displaced the jama, angarkha kind of tunics of the Mughal and Rajput courts by … Continue reading

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The Royalty Post

“The Maharaja of Indore came to the studio to be photographed, also in Western clothes-sack suit and formal evening dress. He was young, tall and very elegant“  Cartier wearing aesthete, photographed by Man Ray (a particularly fruitfulphoto session) and Bassano, painted by Bernard Boutet De Monvel  (also X,he also painted … Continue reading

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