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The best pictures of Abdul Karim, the Queen’s Indian Secretary

Posted in Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Music, Oddities, Royalty, Scotland on Monday, 31 August 2015

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The best pictures of Abdul Karim, Queen Victoria’s favourite and her Indian Secretary, show him in attendance and in portrait.
The first picture is a photographic portrait of the Munshi.

Munshi, picture, image, illustration

Munshi Hafir Abdul Karim

The second picture shows the Queen being taught the Hindu language by the Munshi.

Munshi, picture, image, illustration

Her Majesty receiving a lesson in Hindoustani from The Munshi Hafir Abdul Karim C.I.E.

The third picture shows the Munshi escorting the Queen to her seat for a concert at Windsor.

Queen Victoria, picture, image, illustration

The Imperial Institute Amateur Orchestra at Windsor Castle by Samuel Begg

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