GWALIOR. The magnifiently caparisoned state elephants dressed for the Maharaja’s 1941 wedding.


A very good 9¾ x 5¾ ins vintage photograph by Dias Studio, Gwalior showing the  three huge state elephants which were used in the marriage ceremonies of  H. H. Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior with a princess from Nepal in early 1941. The elephants have particulalry long gold and silver embroidered cloths which hang nearly to the ground and are wearing gem set necklaces.  mar28/3

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