Tuesday 10 July 2012

Young Indian Royal Portraits, 1862 - 1930

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On the eve of independence in 1947, India contained more than 600 princely states, each with its own ruler, often styled Raja or Thakur (if the ruler were Hindu) or Nawab (if he were Muslim), with a host of less current titles as well. Here are some portraits of young Indian royalty.

(via Everlasting Blort)

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