A full-length portrait of an Indian man, facing left, looking at the viewer. He is dressed in a splendid white costume. He has a white turban, with a long trailing length of cloth, embroidered in gold, at the back, which reaches to below waist level. He wears a gold clasp on top of the turban, clipped to a large ruffle. The tunic has a stand-up 'Nehru' collar, is long sleeved with folded-back cuffs, and reaches knee length. There is also a white cummerbund tied at the side. The Sitter was Ruftadur Valayar Shah (a Sikh), orderly to Viscount Hardinge of Penshurst, Viceroy of India (1910–1916).
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Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery
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