Sir Purniah N. Rao Krishnamurti (1849 – 1911)
A lawyer and administrator, he served as the Diwan of Mysore state from 1901 to 1906. He was the direct descendant of Tipu Sultan’s Diwan.
Albumen print on studio mount
13.5 x 9.25 in. (34.3 x 23.5 cm.)
Photographer: E. F. H. Wiele, Bangalore, c. 1900