The Marquess of Linlithgow, Viceroy of India 1936- 1943 at the Palace in Puri, Orissa.


The photograph, in perfect condition, is mounted on a grey photographer’s card of S. A Quddoos, Cuttack, and the sitters are identified in letterpress at the bottom, the overall size of the card is 18 x 14ins. The group, including Lady Linlithgow and Lady Hubback [wife of the Governor of Orissa] wear civilian day dress apart from the two duty Viceroy’s aides de camp who wear tropical dress uniform with helmets and Subadar Major Bhim Singh Thappa [probably an Indian adc]. All wear garlands of flowers apart from the Raja. Puri was a small state in Orissa.

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