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Full-length seated portrait of the Imam of Muscat.

Full-length seated portrait of the Imam of Muscat.

Photographer: Chintamon, Hurrichund

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1867

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/42(4356)

Item number: 4356

Length: 22.8

Width: 17.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

A studio portrait of the Imam of Muscat (Oman) taken by Hurrichund Chintamon in the 1860s. This photograph is from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections and was shown at the 1867 Paris exhibition. It is unclear whether it was taken in Mumbai or Muscat (Masqat). Hurrichund Chintamon began one of the first photographic firms in Mumbai.

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