01293cam a2200229 7i4500001001100000005001700011020002300028020002600051050001000077090002100087100002200108245010300130246002800233260004500261300004700306504005300353520049200406650005000898651003300948700002500981999005701006000001606720161111090000.0 a8174368787 (hbk.)  a9788174368782 (hbk.) 00aDS47900aDS479 bPRA 20120 aPramod Kumar, KG 10aPosing for posterity : broyal Indian portraits cPramod Kumar KG ; foreword, Arvind Singh Mewar.18aRoyal Indian portraits. aNew Delhi, India: bRoli Books, cc2012. a256 p.: bill. (chiefly color) ;; c26 cm.00aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 248-252) aThe arrival of photography in India in 1840 began a rivalry between its practitioners and the painters of traditional miniatures and portraits. The novelty of this astonishing new medium soon attracted many court painters and patrons who themselves turned photographers, including the Maharajas of Jaipur, Tripura, and Chamba. These early photographs captured Indian rulers and their families in a variety of poses, which nevertheless reflected the formality and strictures of court life 0aPortrait photography -- xHistory -- zIndia  0aIndia -- xKings and rulers 1 aMewar, Arvind Singh  a0000018806bBookcOpen CollectioneScholar's Library