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Old 19th April 2015, 20:38   #3376
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This only happens in Kerala. A "Yank" machine for the Communist Party electioneering, ca 1957
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From a family album.
Location is most probably Mysore, but no info about the year/ people/ car though.

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Thanks for sharing these. Here are a few more from the same source


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Found some more from the same source:

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What a stunningly beautiful house! Not to mention the even more amazing parking lot

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Sorry about the back to back posts. Been uploading pics as and when I find them. Same source
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What a stunningly beautiful house! Not to mention the even more amazing parking lot
The car in the first picture looks like a 49 Buick.

The 2 door convertible in the last picture looks like a 47/49 Studebaker.

And a short while ago you posted Nehru standing in an American convertible, look at the windscreen - unmistakably Studebaker of the same period. Even the quarter windows match, and maybe the colour in this b&w photo. Possibly the same car?

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And a short while ago you posted Nehru standing in an American convertible, look at the windscreen - unmistakably Studebaker of the same period. Even the quarter windows match, and maybe the colour in this b&w photo. Possibly the same car?

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That is one of the palaces in Kerala (the dressing style of people seen around is a sure sign). Just can't place which one. May be Travancore can

The Elephants (pic) hind legs that is seen in the pic posted by Karl (I think) is part of the Satate Emblem of Kerala with 2 elephants

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That is one of the palaces in Kerala (the dressing style of people seen around is a sure sign). Just can't place which one. May be Travancore can

The Elephants (pic) hind legs that is seen in the pic posted by Karl (I think) is part of the Satate Emblem of Kerala with 2 elephants

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When Karl asked me where this picture could have possibly been taken, I guessed it must have been in Kerala. Reason being all pictures before and after these palace pictures had Kerala's famous boat races in them.

Thanks for reaffirming my guess
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That is one of the palaces in Kerala (the dressing style of people seen around is a sure sign). Just can't place which one. May be Travancore can

The Elephants (pic) hind legs that is seen in the pic posted by Karl (I think) is part of the Satate Emblem of Kerala with 2 elephants

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I believe the building is what used to be the Travancore State Guest House (now the Raj Bhavan).

The current Guest House used to be the Residency then.

I believe the pictures were taken in 1950, when both Nehru and Rajaji visited within a few months.

If you enlarge the Guest House picture, I believe there a a Mercedes hiding beneath the arch too. This could be a Cochin car, I had posted that somewhere a long time ago (shown with the Nethiyaramma / Consort of the Maharaja)

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I believe the building is what used to be the Travancore State Guest House (now the Raj Bhavan).

The current Guest House used to be the Residency then.

I believe the pictures were taken in 1950, when both Nehru and Rajaji visited within a few months.

I found out that this picture dates to May 1950 when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was in Trivandrum guest house to address a meeting of Congress workers.
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Photograph taken during the anti-Hindu Code Bill demonstrations outside the Council House, New Delhi on Dec. 12,. 1949.
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From an article in Prajavani about the old clubs of Bangalore.

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This picture was captured in New Delhi ,1952, though the car is only partially seen, can we still identify it?

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This picture was captured in New Delhi ,1952, though the car is only partially seen, can we still identify it?

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That should be a Riley RM series - I think they were offered as 1.5 and 2.5 litres. They had a vinyl roof covering, looked very upmarket.
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