H. H. Udaji Rao Puar

H. H. Udaji Rao Puar (1886, r. 1898 – 1926)

The Maharaja of Dhar, he was the direct Maratha descendant from the famous Paramars who ruled in Malwa from 5th to 13th century having their capitals at Ujjain and Dhar. He attended the Delhi durbar at 1903 and 1911 and was awarded the gold coronation medal.

Gelatin silver print on studio mount
11 x 7.25 in. (28 x 18.4 cm.)
Photographer: Herzog Higgins, c. 1910