Maharaja of Patiala’s ceremonial Body Guard at the 1903 Delhi Durbar.


The splendid Body Guard of H H the Maharaja of Pa/tiala, Durbar, Delhi, India. A Vintage Steroscopic Card by Underwood & Underwood [New York & London. 1903

The photographs show a long line of the Maharaja of Patiala’s body guard drawn up in the Patiala Camp at the the 1903 Coronation Durbar. They each carry a spear. The senior Sikh ruler, H.H. Sir Bupinder Singh,  always put on a fine show on ceremonial occasions.   nov7/3

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