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A small carrirge [sic], driven by Deer [Vadodara]

A small carrirge [sic], driven by Deer [Vadodara]

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 430/24(79)

Item number: 4302479

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a carriage pulled by deer at Baroda, Gujarat from the Curzon Collection, taken by an unknown photographer during the 1890s. The small two-wheeled carriage belonged to Gaekwar Sayaji Rao III (ruled 1875-1939), 12th Maharaja of Baroda. He owned a collection of exotic transport, which also included solid gold and silver carriages drawn by caparisoned bullocks. They were displayed to visitors and used on ceremonial occasions.

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