Saturday, March 17, 2012

Vintage State Elephants

1961 Queen Elizabeth II riding on elephant, sitting beside maharaja, during state visit to Jaipur India

1912 King George V and Queen Mary in Calcutta

1871 The Viceroy's elephant

1867 The Governor-General's state howdah, a chromolithograph by William Simpson

1851 The Governor-General of India proceeding in state to return the visit of the Maharaja Goolab Sing. The camp at Kashmeer, wood engraved print.

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