Gwalior. H H George Jivaji Rao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior. Circa 1941


The portrait by Diaz Studios of Bombay, 11 x 8 ins, shows the ruler in Indian court dress with a Mahratta turban, holding a general officer’s sword and wearing medals for the Silver Jubilee of George V and the Coronation of George VI. It was probably taken around the time of the Maharaja’s wedding in 1941. The photograph has small traces of paper atd the corners of the reverse where it has been tipped onto an old album page. apr5/9

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