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Main Procession - Before the parade
What was the Delhi Durbar 1903 / Jun 28th, 2017 8:20 pm     A+ | a-
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.

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The decorated Train Station, crowded, waiting

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The Maharaja of Benares within the waiting group

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Arrival at the station

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Going to their elephants

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The Curzons getting inside their elephant's howda

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Viceroy's elephant and attendants

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All on board

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Coming out of the Station, towards Queen's rd

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The Connaught's elephant

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