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[Portrait of] the Maharaja of Mysore [Krishnaraja Wadiyar].

[Portrait of] the Maharaja of Mysore [Krishnaraja Wadiyar].

Photographer: Burahnudin, M.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 15/4(25)

Item number: 25

Length: 16.5

Width: 20.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Full length studio portrait of Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore by M. Burahnudin, 2nd February, 1895. This photograph is from the Elgin Collection: 'Autumn Tour 1895. Vol II'. Born June 4th 1884 the Maharaja succeeded to office as a minor on the death of his father. Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV is regarded as one of the most enlightened rulers of modern India; he is credited with transforming Mysore (modern Karnataka) into a model princely state and his period of rule has often been called the ‘Golden Age of Mysore’.

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