Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Vintage Invitation Cards of India


In my collection i have several Vintage Invitation Cards of India. Most of them are Pre Independence period (i.e. before independence) Maharajah's and their Relatives Marriage Invitation Cards etc.

This is Jaipur Club's vintage invitation card of the year 1938  on the occasion of Maharaja of Jaipur at Home on Saturday the 29th January, 1938 at 4 '0 clock.


This is "Dewan of Morvi State" vintage invitation card of the year 1948 on the occasion of the Rajyarohan Darbar to be held at the City Palace on Sunday the 15th February, 1948 at 3-45 p.m.


This is "Dewan of Danta State"  vintage Marriage Invitation Card of the year 1948 on the occasion of the wedding of Their Apparent Maharaj Kumar Shri PRITHIRAJ  SINGHJI Bahadur to the Princess of Dungarpur on Friday the 30th January, 1948 at Dungarpur.


This is "His Highness The Maharaja of Jaipur" vintage Marriage Invitation Card of the year 1966 on the occasion of His son Major Maharaj Kumar Bahadur Singh's marriage with Princess Padmini Devi, daughter of late His Highness Maharaja Rajendra Prakash of Sirmur at No.1, Aurangazeb Road, New Delhi on the 10th March, 1966 at 5-45 p.m.


This is The Chief Secretary Government of Jaipur Invitation Card of the year 1945 on the occasion of Inaguration of New Legislature by His Highness Maharaja at the Sawai Man Singh Town Hall on September 5, 1945 at 11 a.m.


This is Private Secretary, Phoolsagar Palace,Bundi's Dinner Invitation Card on the occasion of His Highness The Maharao Raja of Bundi's  Daughter Princess Mahendra Kumari's marriage with Sri Maharaj Kumar Pratap Singhji Sahib, Heir Apparent of Alwar on Friday, the 27th April 1962 at 9 p.m. at Phoolsagar Palace, Bundi.


This is The Indian Community of Batu Pahat's Dinner Invitation of the year 1950 on the occasion of The Inauguration of The Sovereign  Democratic Republic of India at No.32, Jalan Rahmat(Chinese Chamber of Commerce) Batu Pahat on Thursday, the 26th January, 1950 at 8 p.m. 


This is Mahatma Gandhi image on vintage Marriage Invitation cover.

5 comments:

  1. Good collection of Vintage Invitation Cards of India. Thank you for sharing them.

    Many of the present generation people know about the lifestyle, marriage functions, other parties like dinner etc. given by several Maharajas of India in those days through these Vintage Invitation Cards of India which you are sharing in your blog.

    Really a great effort for sharing our rich art and cultural heritage.

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  2. Rich collection invitation card showing cultural heritage.

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  3. I was looking for something like this…I found it quiet interesting, hopefully you will keep posting such blogs….

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