Full-length seated carte-de-visite portrait of
Ganpatrao, Chief of Miraj (fl.1870s) from the 'Album of cartes de
visite portraits of Indian rulers and notables' by Bourne and
Shepherd, early 1870s. Miraj state was granted with the title of
sardar to Govind Hari Patwardhan by the Peshwa Madhav Rao in 1764.
In 1820 the state was subdivided and evetually there was a senior
and junior branch. This is …