Major Martelli's Camp at Mhow

1886
(Indian, 1844–1905)
Image: 19 x 26.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.); Paper: 19 x 26.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)
Location: not on view
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Major N. C. Martelli was a political agent, one of the officials who helped maintain British control over the princely Indian states through diplomacy, consultation, and monitoring. This camp may have been portable housing for his extensive travels, or a hunting camp occupied during leisure time. Martelli volunteered for a British organization dedicated to supplying and training female medical professionals to treat Indian women. The women pictured may be Martelli’s family, guests, or medical personnel involved with that project.
Major Martelli's Camp at Mhow

Major Martelli's Camp at Mhow

1886

Raja Deen Dayal

(Indian, 1844–1905)
India

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