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SUNITI DEVI, MAHARANI OF COOCH BEHAR
LONDON, c. 1887

 

Suniti Devi (1864 – 1932), was the Maharani of the Princely state of Cooch Behar (or Koch Bihar) in West Bengal, India. She and her husband Nripendra Narayan came to London in 1887.

 

London Stereoscopic Company
Silver-Gelation Dry Half-Plate, approx 4 ¾ x 6 ½
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