Sitter: Two daughters of Maharaja Duleep Singh
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London.
Descr: FL seated.
Costume: "These young ladies are both wearing Benares brocade saris of fine gauze with gold brocade designs. The one of the left has a design of gold spot (mohurs or gold coins), with a typical large kalka motif in the corner, the one of the right has a striped design of gold with a solid pallav (end)."
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Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 1.
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Acknowledgements: (Costume) Rosemary Crill, Indian Department, V&A; (Biography) Christopher Buyers
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