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 2 May 2014 Rare Paintings
Satara Fort on hilltop - 1853

Water-colour painting of Satara Fort by George Hutchins Bellasis (1807-1862) in 1853. This view shows the British Residency with a Union Jack flying and other bungalows at the foot of the hill. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'Sattara. Residency. and Fort. 1853.'
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 25 Apr 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A local history of Poona and its battlefields
By Col.L.W. Shakespear
Published by Macmillan & Co., London - 1916

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North-east view of the temples of Parbati with the nearby Parbati tank i... Read More
 31 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
John Gleich (German b.1879)
The inner courtyard of the Palace of the Maharajah of Udaipur (Indian Rajputana).

Signed 'John Gleich' (lower left), also signed and inscribed with the artist's address and titled on the stretcher
Oil on canvas
66.5 x 59.5 cm. (26 1/4 x 23 1/2 in.)

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 31 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Proposed design for a palace at Rajgarh: front west side elevation.
Jaipur, 1918

Pencil and wash on paper, both inscribed 'Designed by Nathu Lall Shunker Lall Architects, Jaipur (Rajputana)' lower right, and also the title and other details, signed by Nathu Lall and dated 24.5.18, framed.

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 31 Mar 2014 Rare Photographs
Panorama of a street scene, Amber
'Views of Eastern Parts of Rajputana, 1885'
By Lala Deen Dayal

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 31 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Maharaja Man Singh of Jodhpur (1804-1843) seated in discussion with a Marwari prince on a palace terrace, both figures dressed in fiery orange jamas and turbans, officers standing to the right, an attendant holding a gauri in the background.

Jodhpur, circa 1840
Gouache and gold on paper, red bor... Read More
 31 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rhymes of Rajputana
By Col.G.H.Trevor
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1894

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Photograph of the interior of the Adinatha Temple at Dilwara on Mount Abu, Rajasthan, taken by Lala De... Read More
 30 Mar 2014 Rare Photographs
Komal's Kirti-sthamba, Chittor

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Photographs of architecture and scenery in Gujarat and Rajputana
Photographed by Bourne and Shepherd
With historical and descriptive letterpress by James Burgess
Published by Bourne and Shepherd, Bombay - 1874 Read More
 30 Mar 2014 Rare Photographs
The Indur Mahal, Jaipur

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Photographs of architecture and scenery in Gujarat and Rajputana
Photographed by Bourne and Shepherd
With historical and descriptive letterpress by James Burgess
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 30 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Photographs of architecture and scenery in Gujarat and Rajputana
Photographed by Bourne and Shepherd
With historical and descriptive letterpress by James Burgess
Published by Bourne and Shepherd, Bombay - 1874

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 29 Mar 2014 Rare Photographs
City view, Jodhpur - 1895

Photograph of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, taken by Lala Deen Dayal in the 1890s, from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of places proposed to be visited by Their Excellencies Lord & Lady Curzon during Autumn Tour 1902'. Lord Curzon served as Viceroy of India between 1899 and 1905... Read More
 29 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Mutinies in Rajpootana - Being a personal narrative of the mutiny at Nusseerabad, with subsequent residence at Jodhpore, and journey across the desert into Sind, together with an account of the outbreak at Neemuch, and mutiny of the Jodhpore legion at Erinpoora, and attack ... Read More
 29 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Watercolour painting of the town and pass of Bundi in Rajasthan, by an anonymous artist working in the British school, c. 1840. Inscribed on the back in ink is: 'The town and Pass of Bondi in Rajpootana. No. 72.'

Bundi was founded in 1341 by Rao Deva and is situated in a narrow valley within the... Read More
 29 Mar 2014 Rare Paintings
Kunvar Sri Kisan in darbar with ministers and secretaries
Jodhpur, Marwar, circa 1740

Opaque watercolor and gold on card; verso with identification inscription in black nagari script: 'Sri Kisan'; The kunvar (prince) kneels on a small yellow rug, supported by a large bolster, wearing a tall, ora... Read More
 29 Mar 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bardic and Historical Survey of Rajputana - A descriptive catalogue of bardic and historical manuscripts
By Dr.L.P.Tessitori
Published by Asiatic Society, Calcutta - 1917

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 13 Jan 2014 Rare Paintings
The Fort of Gwalior from the north west.

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The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East - From the earliest times to the suppression of the Sepoy mutiny in 1859
By Edward Henry Nolan
Published by James S.Virtue, London - 1858
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 12 Jan 2014 Rare Photographs
Hampi : Eastern Gopura and Lamp Column, Vitthala Temple Complex - 1856

This photograph shows the eastern gopura and a monolithic lamp column, Vitthala temple complex, Hampi (Vijayanagara).

Vijayanagara, meaning ‘city of victory’ was the imperial capital of the last great Hindu empire to rul... Read More
 23 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Notes on the Famine Tour
By His Highness the Maharaja Gaekwar
Published by Macmillan, London - 1901
Copy inscribed by HH Maharaja

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 9 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Durbar
By Mortimer Menpes
Text by Dorothy Menpes
Published by Adam & Charles Black, London - 1903


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 7 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
MINOR HINTS - Lectures delivered to H.H. the Maharaja Gaekwar, Sayaji Rao III
By Tanjore Madhava Rao
Printed at The British India Press, Bombay - 1881


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Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III of Baroda.... Read More