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An image of H.H. Man Singh, Raja of Dhrangadhra by Bourne and Shepherd

Bourne and Shepherd

(India  – )

Title
H.H. Man Singh, Raja of Dhrangadhra
Place of origin
GujaratIndia
Year
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
Accession number
379.2011
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.