Lot 1475India & Punjab – Signed Photo of Maharajah...

Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am



India & Punjab – Signed Photo of Maharajah of Kashmir - A fine original antique signed photograph of Maharajah Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir State, signed ‘Hari Singh’ in ink on bottom right corner. Hari Singh was born on 23 September 1895 the only surviving son of Raja Amar Singh Jamwal, the brother of Maharaja Pratap Singh, then the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. Since the Maharaja had no issue, Hari Singh was heir to the throne of Jammu and Kashmir. In 1903, Hari Singh served as a page of honour to Lord Curzon at the grand Delhi Durbar. At the age of thirteen, he was sent to Mayo College in Ajmer. A year later, in 1909, his father died, and the British took a keen interest in his education and appointed him as the commander-in-chief of the State Forces in 1915. Photograph mounted on card, measures 21cms x 16cms

Hammer Price: £110.00

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