National Geographic : 1940 Dec
In the Realms of the Maharajas YSORAE kar ° .ang eJore Io ca? 11S. 729 Through Colorful States Journeyed the Authors in a Land Cruise of India By trailer, and occasionally by train, the Thaw expedition carried its color cameras into realms whose names make exotic music-Kapurthala, Patiala, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Baroda, Bikaner, Mysore, Hyderabad. In these strongholds of oriental pomp and splendor they filmed the lavish ceremonies of capitals where maharajas rule under British authority but with full local power. Arrows show the Thaws' route-from the northwest frontier and the tiger-hunting grounds of the Assam-Bhutan border, southward all the way to the island of Ceylon. The inset indicates their long trailer-trek from Paris to India (page 727).