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The Jodhpur Saloon is a railway coach of the Palace on Wheels, the super luxury train of Indian Railways. Its exterior is painted off-white, with numerous foliage motifs. Its interior is fully furnished with wooden flooring, antique furniture and extensive accessories.

The saloon is well equipped with bedrooms and a bath, and kitchen, dining and living areas. Its wood work is of Burma teak, and the art works on the ceiling have been done with vegetable dyes.

It belonged to Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railways. Built at Ajmer in 1930 by Sheffield & Co. this Saloon was in use until 1991.

Details

  • Title: The Jodhpur Saloon
  • Creator: Sheffield & Co.
  • Date: 1930
  • Location: Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
  • Physical Dimensions: Wood, iron and cloth, 2527cm x 264cm x 466cm
  • Type: Object

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