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Bourne & Shepherd
Raghuraj Singh, Maharaja of Rewah (1831-80)
13.7 x 10.2 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of Raghuraj Singh, Maharaja of Rewah. He is sitting on a chair with his right foot on a small cushion and his right arm resting on the table beside him. He is wearing a heavily embroidered jacket, a long cloak, insignia and a jewelled crown. A long curved sword is leaning against his leg and he has two lines painted on his forehead.
This is one of a series of photographs from a published volume documenting the tour the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, made of India in 1875-76.