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Main Procession - State Elephants Identification: Rampur - Kapurthala
What was the Delhi Durbar 1903 / Jun 27th, 2017 10:25 pm     A+ | a-
Nineteenth Pair: Rampur and Kapurthala

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In front of the Jumma Masjid, the favorite spot of the photographers and filmakers, and people in general. They could see the elephants coming at the distance from this spot, from a low or high point, and they had a huge staircase with enough space for all of them. Everybody could sit on the stairs while waiting for the Main Procession.

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First Curve, South side. A popular spot too

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The curve at the end of Chadni Chawk

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Kapurthala detail I bought digital copies of 2 photographs from the British Library with this elephant. It's one of my favorite elephants for many reasons: the boy sitting by his father inside the howda, the shinny silver howda glowing with the sun, the elephant clothes pattern, the huge turbans, the white and blue umbrella

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Beau Geste's Kapurthala Elephant (set 320)

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A detail from the right side

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The Kapurthala group (sets 320, 351, 352 and 353)

I LOVE this elephant

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