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[Bazaar scene in] Gujari [Kolhapur].

[Bazaar scene in] Gujari [Kolhapur].

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1894

Shelfmark: Photo 2/8(23)

Item number: 23

Length: 23.5

Width: 29.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

View looking down over the rooftops to one of the bazaars of Kolhapur, from the Lee-Warner Collection: 'Souvenirs of Kolhapur. Installation of H.H. the Maharajah, 1894' taken by an unknown photographer in 1894. The town is situated on the banks of the river Panchaganga and is the capital city of the former princely state of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, south west India. In 1675 Kolhapur was conquered by the Maratha chief Shivaji and then ruled by the dynasty founded by his younger son. The British obtained political suzerainty of Kolhapur in 1844. Kolhapur held a position as a great commercial, religious and educational centre.

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