An unusual cdv of an Indian doctor in Edinburgh, probably 1880s


The good carte de visite by HOWIE JUNR, 60 PRINCES STREET, EDINBURGH shows a three quarter length portrait of an Indian gentleman. His confident demeanour and elegant morning coat with striped trousers suggest an aristocratic origin for this gentleman. There is a  pencil attribution on the verso Dr. GuptaPhotographs of the 19th century of Indians in Scotland are uncommon.   jul12/8      SOLD 30th August 2021