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Old 23rd April 2018, 12:56   #1336
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Photos taken of photographs hung in Bangalore Palace of Wadiyar dynasty yday.
Tried best angles to avoid reflections so please bear with whatever I could manage:
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I just hope that these are NOT repeats
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Maharaja of Patiala on a hunting trip in Spain

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The Jaipur Cadillac with Jackie Kennedy, 1962. H.H. Sawai Man Singh at the wheel.
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A Jamnagar/Nawanagar car

Picture courtesy : Mr. Jaidevsinhji Jadega

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Maharaja Kapurthala diamond jubilee celebrations , 1938

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Pictured below is Raja Saheb of Bhamgarh,Madhya Pradesh.

Picture courtesy : Mr. P. Solanki

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A Jamnia State car. I have not tried to identify it.....someone can please help!

Interesting Central India registration and "Jamnia Bhumat"
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A Jamnia State car. I have not tried to identify it.....someone can please help!

Interesting Central India registration and "Jamnia Bhumat"
Could it be 1929 Oakland Roadster. As in below image from Google search
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Could it be 1929 Oakland Roadster. As in below image from Google search
Nice Travancore . Quick retort Manish . Oakland was a Pontiac marque. There is one in a prominent collection in Delhi. Very few known in India.

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Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur in her younger days.

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Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur in her younger days.

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A humble Austin makes for quite an unusual choice for Her Highness, wouldn't you think? But don't miss the crest on the rear door
Seems to be a full length rag top? Does the car survive?
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A humble Austin makes for quite an unusual choice for Her Highness, wouldn't you think? But don't miss the crest on the rear door
Seems to be a full length rag top? Does the car survive?
Maybe she just posed with the car, experts can shed light if Jaipur cars had any crests on the doors like this, maybe it was not a Jaipur car and photographed elsewhere, I asked couple of old timer's here and they don't know of any Austin/'s in the Jaipur fleet.
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Recently I stumbled upon this great picture, is this a Lanchester ? Hope we can identify the occupants, assuming a car of this class to be a royal car hence posting here.

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Read about the author's earlier post about the glass plates here, maybe it can shed some clues.

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Recently I stumbled upon this great picture, is this a Lanchester ? Hope we can identify the occupants, assuming a car of this class to be a royal car hence posting here.


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This is a Lancia Kappa, made between 1919-22.
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Old 30th June 2018, 13:39   #1350
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Here is a picture from Pandit Nehru's visit to the then Kingdom of Sikkim in 1958, the car bears a Sikkim no. plate.

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