GWALIOR – NEPAL wedding 1941. A celebratory dinner at Jai Vilas Palace


GWALIOR. A good photograph of a celebration of the Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior’s wedding in 1941. The 9¾ x 5¾ ins vintage photograph by Dias Studio, Bombay shows H. H. Maharaja Jivajirao Scindia of Gwalior sitting between two European ladies with  the King of Nepal in uniform seen in profile on the opposite side of the table. The tracks of the famous Gwalior silver train, which used to pull decanters and cigars round the table, can be clearly seen.  The photograph is in excellent condition with just four marks on the corners of the reverse where it has been tipped to an old paper album page,    nov12/1

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