India—where palaces are palaces. This vast and ornate specimen is the Lallgarh Palace \
of the Maharajah of Bikaner. Of pure India-Saracenic architecture, its beauty is like a jewel set
in the desert of Marwar. Construction of the palace was started in 1897 and it was first occupied
in 1901. « Hoetler
/ Pageantry in India.
Elephants draped in
gold cloth and studded
with jewels approach
ing in a procession
through the streets of
the city on the occa
sion of the birthday
of the Maharana of
\ Udaipur. ® Hoefler
f Paris thinks her the 1
best dressed Amer- \
ican. Mrs. Harrison '
Williams, New York
social leader, won that
distinction in a recent
vote of leading Paris
, dressmakers. /
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Elephant fighting—once a popular sport in India, but now rare. This scene is at
Udaipur, where the huge animals are still matched for an occasional holiday thrill. They
are doing their fighting here with a 6-foot wall between them so that both elephants will live
to fight again. HOfflcr
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A club to please the duffer. It would be hard to miss a
swing with this driver, made to form part of a ceremonial arch
for the opening of the Pasadena. Calif., golf tournament.
“Gripping” the club are Abe and A1 Espinosa and Denny
J Shute. professionals. ? Associated Press Photo
Left: The Stars and Stripes fly in Moscow.
Standing under the flag with Soviet officials is Wil
liam Bullitt (putting on glove), for whom the emblem
was raised at the National Hotel, where he stayed on
his arrival as the first American Ambassador to
Soviet Russia. - Wide world Photo.
Silhouette on ice. The
skater is speeding through
the glow of the setting sun
in this unusual bit of Win
ter photography that
jomes from Holland.
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Returning from London post. Robert W. Bingham, Amer
ican Ambassador to the Court of St. James, arriving at New York
with Mrs. Bingham for a holiday visit in the United States.
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