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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

State Palanquin in the Royal Procession, Delhi

Object Name

Stereoscope Photograph

Maker

Realistic Travels Publishers (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1912
c.1912

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of the Royal Visit to India; George V and Queen Mary a in the State Palanquin at Delhi. ‘State Palanquin in the Royal Procession, Delhi’ A palanquin was a covered sedan or litter which had always been used for the carriage of dignitaries and princes. As Emperor of India, George V merited lavish rituals involving such regal items.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.77

Copyright

National Museums NI