5 October 1999
GANPATRAO ABAJEE KALE
'His Highness Maharao Raja Sir Raghubir Singhjt Sahib Bahadur G.C.S.I.; G.C.I.E.; G.C.V.O. of Bundi', 1888.
Albumen print, 10 x 8 in., window mount cut to reveal printed title beneath image, framed.
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Worswick & Embree, The Last Empire Photography in British India, 1855-1911, p. 114 (illus.), slight variant.
A fine portrait of one the last and more flamboyant members of the traditional Rajput royalty, taken by the state photographer of Bundi, Rajasthan.
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