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Detail from a map of India and the Middle East, showing the route of the Prince of Wales' tour
The Prince of Wales's Tour of India in 1875-6

Albert Edward's tour aimed to strengthen ties between the two countries


Arrival of the Prince at Agra

25 January 1876

RCIN 921119

The Prince of Wales arrived at Agra on 25 January. A procession of elephants transported him to a tent where he held a reception for the rulers of Rajasthan.

The Prince can be seen here in the centre, sat on an elephant howdah (seat).  

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