The Royal Collection: Risaldar-Major Hukam Singh, Sirdar Bahadur, 16th Bengal Cavalry

The Royal Collection: Risaldar-Major Hukam Singh, Sirdar Bahadur, Bengal Cavalry

Portrait of Sher Muhammad, 1886-1888 by Rudolf Swoboda (1859-1914) | Royal Collection Trust......This is one of over 40 portraits from South Asia painted at the request of Queen Victoria. Sher Muhammad, aged 39, was the headman of a village near Rawalpindi.

This is one of over 40 portraits from South Asia painted at the request of Queen Victoria. Sher Muhammad, aged was the headman of a village near Rawalpindi.

Portrait of Sheikh Chidda, 1893 by Rudolf Swoboda (1859-1914) | Royal Collection Trust......Sheikh Chidda is wearing Indian court costume.

Sheikh Chidda is wearing Indian court costume. Signed and dated: R[udolf] Swoboda /

Portrait of Sarup Singh, 1886-88 by Rudolf Swoboda (1859-1914) | Royal Collection Trust......This is one of over 40 portraits from South Asia painted at the request of Queen Victoria. Sarup Singh was a Hindu aged 37, from Alaschan, Jodhpur.

This is one of over 40 portraits from South Asia painted at the request of Queen Victoria. Sarup Singh was a Hindu aged from Alaschan, Jodhpur.

From a series of portraits painted in 1888 by Rudolf Swoboda. Despite having been made Empress of India in 1876 Queen Victoria never visited the country; she was fascinated by its culture and inhabitants. In 1886 she commissioned Swoboda to travel to India and create a series of portraits to show the diversity of the population.

victorianfanguide: “ A selection of portraits painted in 1888 by the artist Rudolf Swoboda. Despite having been made Empress of India in 1876 Queen Victoria never visited the country but she was.

From a series of portraits painted in 1888 by Rudolf Swoboda. Despite having been made Empress of India in 1876 Queen Victoria never visited the country; she was fascinated by its culture and inhabitants. In 1886 she commissioned Swoboda to travel to India and create a series of portraits to show the diversity of the population.

victorianfanguide: “ A selection of portraits painted in 1888 by the artist Rudolf Swoboda. Despite having been made Empress of India in 1876 Queen Victoria never visited the country but she was.

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art-and-things-of-beauty: A Selection of portraits made in India by Rudolf Swoboda

Rudolf Swoboda, Bakshiram 1886

Tate Britain exhibition of the art associated with the British Empire. At Tate Britain 25 November 2015 – 10 April 2016

portrait made in India by Rudolf Swoboda (1859-1914)

art-and-things-of-beauty: A Selection of portraits made in India by Rudolf Swoboda

Portrait of Sheikh Khudda Bakhsh, 1893 by Rudolf Swoboda (1859-1914) | Royal Collection Trust

Rudolf Swoboda - Portrait of Sheikh Khudda Bakhsh, Royal Collection Trust.


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