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Duleep Singh (1838-1893), Maharaja of Lahore
Sitter in 5 portraits
Born on 6 September 1898, Dalip Singh was the youngest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Maharani Jindan and the last Sikh ruler of the Punjab after coming to the throne at the age of five years old. According to the treaty of Lahore of March 1846 the British Government was responsible for the administration of the state and the protection of the Maharaja which forced his mother into exile.
by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s