The Magnificent Maharajas of India — REENA AHLUWALIA
Maharajas! The word maharaja, literally ‘great king’, conjures up a vision of splendor and magnificence. These princely rulers of India played an important role within a social and historical context and were patrons of the arts, both in India and Europe. That resulted in magnificent objects symbo
Assouline Presents “Beyond Extravagance: A Royal Collection of Gems and Jewels”
Princess Durrushevar, daughter of Abdulmecid II, the last Ottoman emperor, c. 1940. Married to Azam Jah, eldest son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan - Hyderabad 1946© John Fasal Collection/ Photography by Prudence Cuming Associates
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Virahini Nayika, Mandi, 1820. Now in the Lahore Museum. “Virahini Nayika; she who is separated from her lover, suffering from anxiety and love longings.”
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Dating back at least 5000 years, civilization in India has been a rich and complicated mix of peoples and religions. Harappa and Mohenjodaro
Glory of Yesteryears; Grandparents.
(COPYRIGHTED IMAGE - DO NOT USE WITHOUT PERMISSION) Newly weds, circa early 1940's. Lucknow, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, India. In this picture, my grandfather is wearing a Sherwani, a North-Indian style turban and a Chooridar Paijama. My grandmother is wearing a Farshi Paijama.