Hutwa Raj was a feudal estate belonging to the Bhumihar Brahmins of Baghochia dynasty and it was located in the Saran Division of present-day Bihar. Read about Indian kings and their fabulous jewels here. This studio portrait of the Maharaja is an albumen print mounted on a cabinet card. The front of the cabinet card is embossed with the details of the photographer’s studio in Chowringhee, Calcutta.
Fritz Kapp & Co. was a commercial photography company in late 19th-century Calcutta and Darjeeling.
TitleMaharaja of Hutwa
ArtistFritz Kapp & Co.
MediumAlbumen Print on a Cabinet Card
DimensionsWith mount - H: 16.3 cm x W: 10.5 cm; Without mount - H: 16.3 cm x W: 10.5 cm