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[Interior of the] The Mandwa erected for the celebration of the marriage of the Heir-apparant Prince Sherzamakhanji [Junagadh]

[Interior of the] The Mandwa erected for the celebration of the marriage of the Heir-apparant Prince Sherzamakhanji [Junagadh]

Photographer: Solankee Studio

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/38(23)

Item number: 4303823

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Curzon Collection: 'Presented with feelings of friendship and sincere admiration to Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, by H.H. Rasulkhanji, Navab Junagadha. 1900', of the mandwa erected for the celebration of the marriage of the Heir-apparent Prince Sher Zamakhanji at Junagadh, Gujarat, taken by the Solankee Studio, Rajkot, in c.1900. This view shows the interior of the mandwa, a temporary pavilion which is richly furnished and decorated with mirrors, chandeliers, carpets and upholstered furniture. The prince was the eldest son of Nawab Rasul Khanji II (ruled 1882-1892) but did not succeed his father as he died in 1908.

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