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Indian School Portrait of a Nawab of Malerkotla.

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MMP047

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  • £420.00
  • €486 Euro
  • $504 US Dollar

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Item Description

Late 19th/Early 20th Century Indian school portrait of a Nawab of Malerkotla.

Gouache on card.

Frame measurements – Height 29cm x Width 20cm. Painting measurements – Height 23cm x Width 14.5cm.


Nawab, is a Royal title indicating a sovereign ruler, in many ways comparable to the western titles of King. Nawab usually refers to males and literally means Viceroy. The primary duty of a Nawab was to uphold the sovereignty of the Mughal emperor along with the administration of a certain province.

The State of Malerkotla was a princely state in the Punjab region during the era of British India. The last ruler of Malerkotla signed the accession to join the Indian Union on 20 August 1948. Its rulers belonged to a Pathan dynasty, and its capital was in Malerkotla. The state belonged to the Punjab States Agency.

Item Info

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

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Period

19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

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