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B&W. 2:53min. Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. 1933 – 1935. Film made by Col. George Cras’ter, Chief Staff Officer in Jaipur State, 1931-35. Jaipur Palace: garden party for the Viceroy, Lord Willingdon. General views of the palace. Scenes of the visit to Jaipur of Princess Alice and the Earl of Athlone, March 1935. Ramgargh: tiger shoot attended by Princess Alice. Photographs of Princess Katherine of Greece, Miss Bennett, Miss Ismay and Mrs. Craster. Preparations for the hunting expeditions: scenes of elephants with howdahs and beaters. Jotwara (Jhotwara), 1933: Mary Craster playing with animals and dolls in the garden. Mary Craster with John McLeod Campbell – then the head of Trinity College, Kandy. 
(film with captions)


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