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Lord and Lady Mountbatten, in ceremonial attire, passing through a grand portal flanked by two servants; a tall monument and mounted troops are visible in the background.

"New Delhi, India. 15 August, 1947. [Lord Mountbatten], the last viceroy, with his Lady at his side, walked into Durbar Hall--and freely returned India to the Hindus." Yankee Nomad, p. 247.