The British Raj, pre Two rulers: the imperious and dynamic Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India with subjects and the Maharajah of Patiala, ruler of Amenable Indian princes were favored and flattered by the British rulers.
) envelope - looks like Louis Vuitton's current window campaign. For me, these piled up trunks conjure up images of old-fashioned travel, epic adventures and colonial times. I need these envelopes in my life.
1903 DURBAR -Lord Curzon & Lady Curzon arriving at the Delhi Durbar, Elephants didn't exactly provide a safe or comfortable ride, but were deeply entrenched in the Indian tradition of the durbar celebration/ ceremony.
This mid century BC terracotta figurine comes from Myrina on the isle of Lemnos, Greece, and it’s a detailed scene of a war elephant trampling on a warrior. The trampled warrior is a Galatian with his typically celtic oval shield.