Posted on: 31 May 2015

The Rajah of Mysore in his State Carriage - 1829

A procession with six elephants drawing a fantastic carriage with a tent-like top, in the distance a view of Mysore.
Hand-coloured lithograph
Print made by: C King
Published by: Thomas McLean

© Trustees of the British Museum

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What a great pic !


A rare pic with contemporary logistics....

Nice pic.

Assuming the scale is accurate, this was a royal carriage of immense size. It would be interesting to learn more about its construction and use.