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Title The Delhi Durbar
Author(s) Steer, Valentia
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1903
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Madras
Publisher Higginbotham & Co
Library British Library
Reference T35682
Region South Asia
Names Valentia Steer, Lord Curzon (pp1, 3-4, 10, 28-29, 59, 75, 79, 104), King Edward VII, His Majesty (pp1-3, 31, 47-55, 58, 64, 66-69, 76, 105-106), His Sir Dinkur Ras (p1), The Viceroy (pp6, 8, 12-16, 29-31, 34-37, 41, 46-48, 57, 65-67, 74, 76, 81-83, 86-87, 98-99, 105-106, 108-109, 111, 113), Their Royal Highness, the Duke and Duchess of Connaught (pp29-31, 34-36, 41, 46, 50, 76, 79-81, 92, 97, 102, 104-105, 115), Prince of Wales (p50), Princess of Wales (p50), Queen Victoria (p51)
Places India, Delhi
Topics The Delhi Durbar, Imperial Proclamation, contents, the origin of the word "Durbar" (p1), natural history, architecture, landscape, Delhi, the ancient capital of India, choosing Delhi (pp2-3), religion, Buddhism (pp2-3), exhibition, art exhibition (p6), construction, the building of the camp (pp8-11), the camp railway (pp9-10, 28), Indian visitors arrival (p12), residence, the camps (pp12-26), the Viceregal Camp (p13), Lord Kitchener's Camp (pp16-17), military, Military Camp (pp20-21), The Cashmere Camp (p21), The Burma Camp (p22), The State entry (pp27-36), order of the procession (pp31-34), prize givers and judging committee (pp40-41), the art exhibition (pp37-43), landscape, the Durbar, the site of the Durbar (pp44-57), the principle honours list (pp58-63), crime and punishment, release of convicts (pp64-65), Correspondence between the Maharajah of Jaipur to the Viceroy (pp65-66), The State banquet (p67), Speeches at the banquet (pp67-71), banquet, list of those present at the banquet (pp71-73), Minor scenes of the Durbar (pp74-78), leisure, entertainment, The State Ball and Investiture (pp79-96), The State Lancers music (p80), military, the great military pageants (pp97-107), sport, the sporting events (pp108-121)