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Title

H.H. Man Singh, Raja of Dhrangadhra

early 1870s


Artist

Bourne and Shepherd

India


About

This is a three-quarter-length, seated portrait of H.H. Man Singh, Raja of Dhrangadhra (1837-1900) from the Album of cartes de visite, portraits of Indian rulers and notables by Bourne and Shepherd. This H.H. Man Singh (1869-1900) is known for his able administration, during which he established schools and improved communication systems. He was created a Knight Commander of the Star of India in 1877.


Details


Place where the work was made

Gujarat India


Date

early 1870s


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

carbon print, brown tone


Dimensions

23.5 x 17.5 cm image


Credit

Gift of Jim Masselos 2011


Location

Not on display


Accession number

379.2011


Artist information

Bourne and Shepherd

Works in the collection

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