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Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II H. H. YESHWANT RAO HOLKAR (1926 - 1961)
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Signed portrait of H. H. Yeshwant Rao Holkar, Maharaja of Indore; A very fine tonal albumen and gelatin silver print, originally with the printed title label mount of Devare & Co, Artist & Photographers, Fort, Bombay. This photograph was taken on 9th May 1930 on the occasion of the Investiture of his Highness Maharaja Yeshwant Rao Holkar Bahadur and subsequently presented to the then Prime Minister of Indore Rai Bahadur S.M.Bapna ,signed with black pen at lower right 13-5-1934.
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Field Marshal (Hon.) HH Maharajadhiraj Holkar Raj Rajeshwar Sawai Shrimant YESHWANT RAO II HOLKAR Bahadur 1926-1961, G.C.I.E., LL.D.,
Field Marshal (Hon.) HH Maharajadhiraj Holkar Raj Rajeshwar Sawai Shrimant YESHWANT RAO II HOLKAR Bahadur 1926-1961, G.C.I.E., LL.D., born 6th September 1908, educated at Cheam Public School, Surrey and Charter House; Christchurch College, Oxford; married 1stly 1924, HH Maharani Sanyogitabai Raje Ghatge, born 1913, died 13th July 1937 in Paris, daughter of Meherban Shrimant Rajamanya Rajashri Dattajirao Narayanrao [Kaka Sahib] Ghatge Sarjerao, Chief of Kagal-Jnr, b his third wife, married 2ndly, 19th September 1938 (div.1942) in Mexico City, Marguerite Lawler (married 1stly (div. 1938), John Branyen, married 3rdly 1945, Charles W. Masters), born 1909 in Fargo, ND, she died 1963 in Corona del Mar, CA, married 3rdly, 6th July 1943 (div. 1960), Euphemia Fay Watt (born 1st July 1914, died 6th September 1994), and had issue. He died 5th December 1961 at Bombay.
• HH Maharanidhiraja Rani Rajeshwar Sawai Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Usha Devi Holkar, (by 1st wife) (qv)
• Shrimant Maharajkumar Richard Shivajirao Yeshwantrao Holkar, (by 3rd wife), born 18th May 1944, Chairman of Rehwa Society (founded 1977), a fine gourmet and cook, he has co-authored a book on "The Cooking of the Maharajas" with Sally (he now pens a column "Maheshwar Musings" for a Delhi-based magazine), his favourite pastime is fishing, married 1stly, 8th November 1966 in Dallas (div. 2002), Shrimant Akhaund Soubbagyavati Shalinidevi Holkar [née Sally Sue Budd], born 1945, married 2ndly, Pamela Rooks, and has issue.
• Shrimant Yeshwantrao Holkar, born 1983, educated in the USA.
• Shrimant Akhand Soubbagyavati Sabrinaraje Sanyogita Holkar, born 1980, educated in the USA, married 3rd March 2006, Ari Kanakdari Ellis.