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PALITANA: Sur Singh, Thakur Sahib of Palitana (1844-1885).

PALITANA: Sur Singh, Thakur Sahib of Palitana (1844-1885).

Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 127/(22)

Item number: 22

Length: 8.3

Width: 5.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Three-quarter length seated carte de visite portrait of Sur Singh, Thakur Sahib of Palitana (1844-1885) from the 'Album of cartes de visite portraits of Indian rulers and notables' by Bourne and Shepherd, early 1870s. The thakurs of Palitana belong to the same family of Gohel Rajputs as that of the Maharaja of Bhavnagar. Sur Singh succeeded to the throne in 1860 and on his death in 1885 he was succeeded by his eldest son Mansingh.

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