*Raja Sarabhoji [Sarfoji] of Tanjore (1777-1832, ruled 1798-1832) riding on horseback in procession (c.1820)* (BL)

"Il Ragia di Tangiaur" by Giulio Ferrario, from 'Il Costume Antico e Moderno', in an edition of 1828

Source: ebay, June 2006

*'Sanyassee or religious Mendicant; Goshein; ...; Beggar; Snake Charmer'; watercolour, Tanjore/Madras style, c.1820* (BL)

A wealthy Tanjore-style couple, c.1820

Source: http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/search/LOTDETAIL.ASP?sid=&intObjectID=4795235
(downloaded Oct. 2006)

"A WEALTHY HINDU AND HIS WIFE, TANJORE, CIRCA 1820. Gouache heightened with gold on paper, the man wearing a fine shawl and gold jewellery, his wife in a pink sari with jewellery, framed and glazed- 14½ x 10¾in. (36.8 x 27.3cm.)."

*A ruler, probably Raja Sarabhoji [=Sarfoji] of Tanjore (1798-1832), being entertained. Gouache on mica. Trichinopoly style (c.1850)* (BL)

*"Palace of Tanjore, from a drawing by T. J. Rawling," Illustrated London News, 1858*

Source: ebay, July 2010

"Palace of the Rajahs in Tanjore," a wood engraving by H. Clerget, from 'Le Tour du Monde', 1869; also *an exterior view*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2008

*"Palace of Tanjore, from a drawing by T. J. Rawlins," Illustrated London News, 1870*

Source: ebay, July 2011

*"The big gun, Tanjore," a photo by Nicholas, c.1880's*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2010

Inside the palace, Tanjore; a photo from c. the 1880's

Source: ebay, Dec. 2010

"Maharatta Durbar Hall, Rajah's Palace, Tanjore, South India," a stereoscopic view by the Keystone View Company, 1900

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

"Curiously decorated hall in the Rajah’s Palace, Tanjore, India – pride of an extinct dynasty," from a stereoscopic view by Underwood & Underwood, 1903 (with original hand coloring)

Source: ebay, Apr. 2008

A detail of Raja Sarfoji's palace, as it looks today

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joecroos/53575796/
(downloaded Oct. 2006)

The scene from which the above detail is drawn

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joecroos/53575763/
(downloaded Oct. 2006)

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