Son of the Nawab of Banda

Son of the Nawab of Banda (circa 1830)

Banda was a province in Northern India, ruled by a Muslim Nawab. The town flourished at the beginning of 19th century when Nawab Shamsher Bahadur chose it for the seat of his newly established (1803) fiefdom. Banda was centre of flourishing cotton trade.

Tinted lithograph by Lower Dickinson (1819 – 1908), after a drawing by Emily Eden (1795 – 1869), published by J. Dickinson & Son, London

Size: 20.25 x 13.75 in. (51.4 x 34.9 cms.)
Date of printing – 1844