August 3, 2020
INDIA: From Raj to Swaraj
From the Taj Mahal in the North to the Rock Fort Temple in the South and from the Ajanta & Ellora Caves in the East to Calcutta of the 1960s in the West, the specialist and unique auction covers photos of 35 towns, hill stations, cities and states of India showcasing its natural beauty and monuments of its greatness – Red Fort, Charminar (Hyderabad), Hawa Mahal (Jaipur), Teli Ka Mandir (Gwalior) Chepauk Palace (Chennai) and Victoria Terminus Railway Station (Mumbai) to name a few.
A section is dedicated to the rulers of India’s former Princely States of Alwar, Baroda, Bhavnagar, Cooch Behar, Dharangadhra, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kapurthala, Jammu & Kashmir, Mysore, Nawanagar, Patiala, Palitana and Rewa among many others.
Vintage photos depicting important political events leading up to the Imperial Delhi Durbar and upto the transfer of power and beyond are on offer too.
The Auction is aptly being held on Independence Day!
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