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Old July 17th, 2010, 08:04 PM   #61
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Old July 17th, 2010, 11:11 PM   #62
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Old July 17th, 2010, 11:16 PM   #63
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 03:23 AM   #64
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Almora (1831)


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Old July 23rd, 2010, 03:25 AM   #65
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Kankal (1814)

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Kankal (1841)

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Kankal (1814)

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Old July 26th, 2010, 07:39 AM   #66
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Orchha (1818) (The actual city of Orchha had declined and been abandoned. This was just a village near its ruins)


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Old July 26th, 2010, 07:47 AM   #67
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Erachh (1818)


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Old July 26th, 2010, 07:53 AM   #68
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Ballabgarh (1815)


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Old July 26th, 2010, 08:06 AM   #69
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Najibabad (1804)


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Old July 26th, 2010, 08:33 AM   #70
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Ajmer (date unknown)


Ajmer (1872)


Ajmer (1829)

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Old July 27th, 2010, 08:02 PM   #71
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Mandhata (1893)


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Old July 27th, 2010, 08:19 PM   #72
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So marathaman is ajmer a "native" city?
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Old July 27th, 2010, 08:50 PM   #73
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Srirangapattana (1792)


Srirangapattana (1794)

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Old July 27th, 2010, 09:41 PM   #74
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Did Raja Varma paint urban scenes? I know he did portraits and mythological paintings, which I love.
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Old July 27th, 2010, 09:43 PM   #75
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Raja Ravi Verma? I have no idea...probably not though.
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Old July 27th, 2010, 09:58 PM   #76
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Did Raja Varma paint urban scenes? I know he did portraits and mythological paintings, which I love.
Hey there, No he didn't. Like you said he only did portraits and mythological paintings probably because paintings in those days were commissioned.
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Old July 27th, 2010, 10:22 PM   #77
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Oh it seems he did at least one - Udaipur Palace, but I guess that was his one and only. Which is rather shame, because I imagine he would have been pretty good at that sort of thing.
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Old August 23rd, 2010, 06:47 PM   #78
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Udaipur (1885)

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Udaipur (1910)

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Udaipur (1895)

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Udaipur (1879)

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Udaipur (1928)


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Old August 23rd, 2010, 06:51 PM   #79
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Kumbhalgarh (1829)


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Nashik (1878)





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