Amir of Afghanistan and the Maharaja of Gwalior, 1907


A well toned original photograph showing the Amir of Afghanistan in an open landau, being greeted on his arrival at Gwalior station by the Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, both wearing full dress military uniform. This was taken on the occasion of the Amir’s visit to India when he attended the Agra Durbar in January 1907 held by the then Viceroy, Lord Minto and was also the guest of the Maharaja of Gwalior. The 8 x 6 ins photograph is mounted on a single old card album leaf, 11½ x 9¼ ins,  the reverse with a larger image of the well at Cawnpore. jan4/1

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