December 29, 1902, was a Monday. The morning of the Main Procession was cold, but sunny. At 11,30 the Viceroy and Lady Curzon arrived at the Delhi station to wait for the Duke and the Duchess of Connaught, Edward VII’s brother and his wife, who was there as the King’s representative. They arrived 15 minutes later and headed with the Curzons to Queen’s road on their assigned elephants.
The decorated Train Station, crowded, waiting
The Maharaja of Benares within the waiting group
Arrival at the station
Going to their elephants
The Curzons getting inside their elephant's howda
Viceroy's elephant and attendants
All on board
Coming out of the Station, towards Queen's rd
The Connaught's elephant
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Main Procession - Before the parade
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