About this object

A group photograph taken in front of a building. The group consists of a young man in a western three-piece tweed suit and his father, seated to his actual left. Two servants stand behind. All four are wearing turbans. One of the servants appears to be wearing an overjacket in Sikkimese or Tibetan style. Photograph from the studio of Umrao Singh, Nasirabad.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Photography
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Rajasthan: Ajmer District: Nasirabad
  • Date made
    1891 - 1919
  • Materials
    Glass; Paper Plant; Paper Cardboard; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Charles Bell
  • Collector
    Charles Alfred Bell
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Rajasthan: Ajmer District: Nasirabad
  • Date collected
    1891 - 1919
  • Measurements
    350 mm x 302 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: The context of this photograph and why Bell should have it in his collection has not been recorded. The servant and his jacket is a small and interesting potential link to the Himlaya. Written by Emma Martin.
  • Related people
    Charles Alfred Bell (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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