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Full-length seated studio portrait of a young girl of an Indian princely family.

Studio portrait of a young girl from an Indian
princely family by an unknown photographer, c. 1870, from the
Archaeological Survey of India Collection. After British imperial
rule in India was established in 1858 the numerous kingdoms or
states were divided into three main divisions, amounting to 565
kingdoms in total. The states varied in size and significance; some
covered thousands of square mi…