Feliks Topolski: artist notes on 'Memoir of the Century' - 10 India
Calcutta, a chaotic leave-city, with the 'out-of-bounds' - brothels as the soldiers' goal; with whites-only clubs and the Governor's Residence at the decorous pinnacle.
New Delhi, still courtly, around the Viceroy; the world of Maharajas still flourishing - The Maharajah of Jaipur receiving in his British Household Cavalry Brigade uniform; and, in utter contrast, the two-fold independence movements: the Congress Party led by Gandhi (with Mrs Naidu, Sir Rajgopalachari, Maulana Azad), and Mr Jinnah's Muslims.

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