Excerpt from Vivan Sundaram, Vivan Sundaram: Re-take of Amrita, Tulika Books, New Delhi, 2001:
'The Hungarian woman here is Marie Antoinette, when she was 31 years old. The photograph was taken by Umrao Singh in 1912, soon after he married her. Umrao Singh’s photograph of himself dates back to 1904 in Lahore.'
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