RAJKOT: Bavaji, Thakur Sahib of Rajkot (1856-1890).
Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd
Medium: Photographic print
Three-quarter length seated carte de visite portrait of Thakur Sahib Bavaji of Rajkot (1856-1890) from the 'Album of cartes de visite portraits of Indian rulers and notables', by Bourne and Shepherd, early 1870s. Rajkot is an offshot of Navnagar family. The state was founded in the beginning of the Seventeenth century by Jadeja Vibhaji, a prince of the Navnagar House. Thakur Sahib Bavaji succeeded in 1862. He was educated at the Rajkumar college of Rajkot.