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Wilberforce-Bell Collection: 'His Highness Nawab Sahib Sidi Muhammad Khan, Janjira, Investiture and Marriage, 1933 A.D.'

Photographers: K.L. Syed, State Photographer, Palanpur
Contents: 95 prints 115x195mm to 254x352mm Gelatine prints
Provenance: Presented by the executors of Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell, October 1965, via Messrs Parker, Marsh, Charlton and Eastham.
Notes: Complete collection comprises Photo 1/1-23. See also Mss Eur G 57 for scrapbooks relating to the career of Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell.
Subjects: Indian rulers - official functions - investitures - weddings
Description: Half-leather blue album measuring 362x484mm, containing mounted prints with letterpress captions pasted beneath and tissue interleaving. Album title stamped in gold on cover with arms of Janjira State. Bookplate of Sir Harold Wilberforce-Bell and photographer's leather label pasted into inside front cover. Inscribed: 'With best compliments to Col. Wilberforce-Bell C.I.E., A.G.G. Deccan States and Resident, Kolhapur, from Sidi Muhammad Khan'.



Album contents:-
Photo 1/1(1) His Highness the Nawab Saheb Sidi Muhammad Khan Bahadur, Janjira. 
Photo 1/1(2) Reception at Murud Bunder of His Highness Muhammad Haidar Khan and Her Highness the Begum Saheba of Sachin. 
Photo 1/1(3) Reception at Murud Bunder of His Highness Muhammad Haidar Khan and Her Highness the Begum Saheba of Sachin. 
Photo 1/1(4) Reception at Murud Bunder of His Highness Muhammad Haidar Khan and Her Highness the Begum Saheba of Sachin. 
Photo 1/1(5) Reception at Murud Bunder of His Highness Muhammad Haidar Khan and Her Highness the Begum Saheba of Sachin. 
Photo 1/1(6) Reception of Col. H. Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States and Resident, Kolhapur, and Mrs Bell. 
Photo 1/1(7) Reception of Col. H. Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States and Resident, Kolhapur, and Mrs Bell. 
Photo 1/1(8) Reception of Col. H. Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States and Resident, Kolhapur, and Mrs Bell. 
Photo 1/1(9) Reception of Col. H. Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States and Resident, Kolhapur, and Mrs Bell. 
Photo 1/1(10) Reception of Sir and Lady Prabhashankar Pattani. 
Photo 1/1(11) Arrival of Khan Bahadur (now Sir) Dossabhai Hormasji Bhiwandiwala and family. 
Photo 1/1(12) Arrival of Khan Bahadur (now Sir) Dossabhai Hormasji Bhiwandiwala and family. 
Photo 1/1(13) Colonel Wilberforce-Bell and Mrs Bell with Mr Ramsay inspecting old guns at the fort at Janjira. 
Photo 1/1(14) Colonel Wilberforce-Bell and Mrs Bell with Mr Ramsay inspecting old guns at the fort at Janjira. 
Photo 1/1(15) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, awaiting the arrival of Colonel Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States. 
Photo 1/1(16) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, awaiting the arrival of Colonel Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States. 
Photo 1/1(17) His Highness the Nawab Saheb proceeding towards the Shamiana with Khanzadas. 
Photo 1/1(18) Rear-Admiral Sir Humphrey Walwyn and Lady Humphrey arriving at the Investiture Durbar Shamiana. 
Photo 1/1(19) Colonel Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, received by His Highness the Nawab Saheb and Rao Bahadur H.B. Kotak, the Dewan, at the Darbar Shamiana. 
Photo 1/1(20) Colonel H. Wilberforce-Bell, the Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States, and His Highness the Nawab Saheb on the throne chair seated at the Investiture Darbar. 
Photo 1/1(21) The Agent to the Governor-General, Deccan States, reading his speech investing His Highness with full powers on 9th November 1933. 
Photo 1/1(22) His Highness the Nawab Saheb Bahadur, Janjira State, replying to the speech of the Agent to the Governor-General. 
Photo 1/1(23) Another pose of His Highness the Nawab Saheb Bahadur reading his speech in reply to that of the Agent to the Governor-General. 
Photo 1/1(24) Rao Bahadur H.B. Kotak, the Dewan, reading the concessions announced on the Investiture of His Highness the Nawab Saheb. 
Photo 1/1(25) Sadar Tahasildar Khan Saheb Shekani reading the translation in Marathi of His Highness' speech. 
Photo 1/1(26) A view of the dais in the Investiture Shamiana [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(27) A view of the distinguished guests and citizens at the Investiture Darbar [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(28) The Agent to the Governor-General for the Deccan States leaving Investiture Darbar [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(29) Rear-Admiral Sir Humphrey Walwyn and Lady Walwyn leaving the Investiture Darbar [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(30) Colonel H. Wilberforce-Bell received by His Highness at the 'At Home' at Palace Gardens [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(31) Watching the aeroplane feats when dropping nice presents at the 'At Home' [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(32) [Formal group portrait of the Nawab of Janjira, Court officials and British guests, at the Palace, Murud.] 
Photo 1/1(33) The State Banquet [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(34) [Arrival at the Darbar Hall for the People's Address to the Nawab of Janjira, Murud.] 
Photo 1/1(35) [Arrival at the Darbar Hall for the People's Address to the Nawab of Janjira, Murud.] 
Photo 1/1(36) The People's Address to His Highness the Nawab Saheb at the Darbar Hall [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(37) His Highness [the Nawab of Janjira] reading the reply to the People's Address [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(38) People's Address at the Darbar Hall [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(39) His Highness the Nawab Saheb [of Janjira] giving Darshan to the people [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(40) Enthusiastic send-off by the people to His Highness the Nawab Saheb [of Janjira, from Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(41) His Highness the Nawab Saheb the bridegroom leaving the Palace to go to Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(42) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Sachin, and the Prince of Loharu seated in the car [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(43) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, in procession at Murud, the capital. 
Photo 1/1(44) A part of the Bridegroom's procession [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(45) Enthusiastic send-off of the Bridegroom at the Bunder [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(46) Enthusiastic send-off of the Bridegroom at the Bunder [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(47) His Highness the Nawab Saheb in a jolly boat on the way to the S.S. 'Chandravati'. 
Photo 1/1(48) S.S. 'Chandravati', the ship, leaving Bombay with the marriage party. 
Photo 1/1(49) His Highness the Nawab Saheb and marriage party before entraining for Jaora at Ballard Pier [Bombay]. 
Photo 1/1(50) His Highness the Nawab Saheb and marriage party before entraining for Jaora at Ballard Pier [Bombay]. 
Photo 1/1(51) His Highness the Nawab Saheb and marriage party before entraining for Jaora at Ballard Pier [Bombay]. 
Photo 1/1(52) His Highness the Nawab Saheb and marriage party before entraining for Jaora at Ballard Pier [Bombay]. 
Photo 1/1(53) A part [of the] procession of His Highness the Nawab Saheb of Janjira at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(54) A part [of the] procession of His Highness the Nawab Saheb of Janjira at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(55) A part [of the] procession of His Highness the Nawab Saheb of Janjira at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(56) Chief Secretary, Jaora, seated with Khanzade Sidi Alimiya and the Dewan of Janjira at a Shamiana at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(57) Khan Bahadur Sarfraz Ali Khan, Chief Secretary, Jaora State, with Rao Bahadur H.B. Kotak, Dewan, Janjira State, at a shamiana at Jaora Palace. 
Photo 1/1(58) Gadiwala Sayad Edrushi, Khanzadas and other members of the marriage party. 
Photo 1/1(59) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, as a bridegroom in procession about to start from the residential Kothi at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(60) Bridegroom's procession about to start from the Kothi at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(61) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, leaving the residential Kothi for Nika Ceremony. 
Photo 1/1(62) The bridegroom's procession for the Nika Ceremony. 
Photo 1/1(63) His Highness Lt-Col Fakhr-Ud-Daula Nawab Sir Muhammad Iftikhar Ali Khan Bahadur Saulat Jang, K.C.I.E., Nawab Saheb of Jaora, entertaining the bridegroom on the polo grounds at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(64) His Highness Lt-Col Fakhr-Ud-Daula Nawab Sir Muhammad Iftikhar Ali Khan Bahadur Saulat Jang, K.C.I.E., Nawab Saheb of Jaora, entertaining the bridegroom on the polo grounds at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(65) His Highness Lt-Col Fakhr-Ud-Daula Nawab Sir Muhammad Iftikhar Ali Khan Bahadur Saulat Jang, K.C.I.E., Nawab Saheb of Jaora, entertaining the bridegroom on the polo grounds at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(66) His Highness Lt-Col Fakhr-Ud-Daula Nawab Sir Muhammad Iftikhar Ali Khan Bahadur Saulat Jang, K.C.I.E., Nawab Saheb of Jaora, entertaining the bridegroom on the polo grounds at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(67) Polo ground entertainment. 
Photo 1/1(68) His Highness the Maharaja Saheb of Ratlam umpiring at the polo ground, Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(69) The bride and bridegroom preparing to leave the Jaora Palace for kothi. 
Photo 1/1(70) Bride's party ready to receive the bridegroom's party at the Shamiana, Jaora Palace. 
Photo 1/1(71) Residential kothi of the bridegroom at Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(72) The bride's car at the kothi. 
Photo 1/1(73) Scenes of arrival of the bridegroom and the bride at Ballard Pier, Bombay. 
Photo 1/1(74) Scenes of arrival of the bridegroom and the bride at Ballard Pier, Bombay. 
Photo 1/1(75) Scenes at Ballard Pier, Bombay, on the arrival of His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, on return from Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(76) Scenes at Ballard Pier, Bombay, on the arrival of His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, on return from Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(77) Scenes at Ballard Pier, Bombay, on the arrival of His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, on return from Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(78) Scenes at Ballard Pier, Bombay, on the arrival of His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, on return from Jaora. 
Photo 1/1(79) A view inside S.S. 'Chandravati' on its way to Janjira. 
Photo 1/1(80) Jolly boat. 
Photo 1/1(81) His Highness the Nawab Saheb, Janjira, in a jolly boat when going ashore at Murud. 
Photo 1/1(82) His Highness the Nawab Saheb receiving royal salute on landing. 
Photo 1/1(83) Views of the bridegroom and the bride in procession at Murud. 
Photo 1/1(84) Views of the bridegroom and the bride in procession at Murud. 
Photo 1/1(85) Views of the bridegroom and the bride in procession at Murud. 
Photo 1/1(86) Views of state buildings at Murud. 
Photo 1/1(87) Views of state buildings at Murud. 
Photo 1/1(88) The Darbar Hall [Murud]. 
Photo 1/1(89) The Palace Gate, Murud. 
Photo 1/1(90) Canvas camp at Janjira. 
Photo 1/1(91) A scene on the Murud Bunder. 
Photo 1/1(92) Views of the Janjira Island Fort. 
Photo 1/1(93) Views of the Janjira Island Fort. 
Photo 1/1(94) The moonlight view of the sea and Padam-Durg (Kasa) Fort. 
Photo 1/1(95) A beautiful view of the sunset through the lovely beach of Murud. 


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