Indian Independence cartoons by Emery Kelen

We have recently acquired this set of 12 Caricatures.

The Artist is Emery Kelen. Emery Kelen was born in Györ, Hungary in 1896

Sir Hubert Carr
Member of the Round Table Conference

carr

Lieutenant-Colonel His Highness the Maharajah Rana Sahib of Dholpur KCSI KCVO
State Representative at The Round Table Conference.

dholpur

Sir Mirza Muhammad Ismail CIE OBE
(24 October 1883– 8 January 1959) was a Diwan (Diwan means Prime Minister) of the Kingdom of Mysore, Jaipur and Hyderabad.

ismail

Dr Mukund Ramrao Jayakar MA LLB MLA
(born 13 November 1873 & died 10 March 1959, Bombay) was first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Poona. Mr. Jayakar had studied LL.B. in Bombay in 1902 and become barrister in 1905 at London. In 1905 he was enrolled as advocate of the Bombay High Court. He was Director of Bombay Chronicle along with Jinnah. He was a member of the Bombay Legislative Council during 1923-1925, and a leader of the Swaraj Party. He also become member of Central Legislative Assembly. In 1937 he become Judge of Federal Court of India at Delhi and in 1939 a Member of the Privy Council in London. In December 1946, he joined Constituent Assembly of India. He died on 10 March 1959 at Bombay at the age of 86

jayakar

Mr M A Jinnah
Muhammad Ali Jinnah born Mahomedali Jinnahbhai; 25 December 1876 – 11 September 1948) was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan’s independence on 14 August 1947, and as Pakistan’s first Governor-General from independence until his death. He is revered in Pakistan as Quaid-i-Azam (Great Leader) and Baba-i-Qaum (Father of the Nation). His birthday is observed as a national holiday.

jinnah

Dr B S Moonje
Moonje was a prominent freedom fighter and a strong supporter of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. The Congress Party’s annual session was held at Surat (Gujarat) in 1907. Trouble broke out between the Moderate (Soft Faction) and the Extremist (Hot Faction) factions of the Congress party over the selection of a new President. The Congress party split into two factions. The extremists were led by the triumvirate of Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipinchandra Pal (known as LAL-BAL-PAL). Dr Moonje and his followers literally gave physical protection to Tilak when he was attacked by few people throwing chairs and stones. From then onwards, the relationship between Tilak and Moonje became very close. Dr. Moonje toured the entire Central India and collected huge funds for Tilak on many occasions. Dr. Moonje also introduced Ganesh and Shivaji Festivals in Central India and also accompanied Tilak to Calcutta for this purpose. He was The General Secretary of Central Indian Provincial Congress for many years.
Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru MA LLD KCSI
The Rt. Hon. Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, PC, KCSI (8 December 1875 – 20 January 1949) was an Indian lawyer and politician. He was a prominent leader of the pro-British Raj Liberal party in British-ruled India.
Lieutenant-Colonel His Highness the Maharajah of Nawanagar GCSI GBE
State Representative at The Round Table Conference.
Sir Mirza Muhammad Ismail CIE OBE
(24 October 1883– 8 January 1959) was a Diwan (Diwan means Prime Minister) of the Kingdom of Mysore, Jaipur and Hyderabad.
Sir Hubert Carr
Member of the Round Table Conference
Sir Pheroze Sethna BA Kt OBE JP
Native of Bombay. Member of the Consultative Committee of the Round Table Conference 1932
Rao Bahadur Sir Annepu Parasuramadas Patro, Garu, Kt
Member of the Consultative Committee of the Round Table Conference 1932, Member of the Madras Legislative Council
Mr C E Wood
British Representative in the discussions of Indian Constitutional Reforms.
Mr M A Jinnah
Muhammad Ali Jinnah born Mahomedali Jinnahbhai; 25 December 1876 – 11 September 1948) was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan’s independence on 14 August 1947, and as Pakistan’s first Governor-General from independence until his death. He is revered in Pakistan as Quaid-i-Azam (Great Leader) and Baba-i-Qaum (Father of the Nation). His birthday is observed as a national holiday.
Dr Mukund Ramrao Jayakar MA LLB MLA
(born 13 November 1873 & died 10 March 1959, Bombay) was first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Poona. Mr. Jayakar had studied LL.B. in Bombay in 1902 and become barrister in 1905 at London. In 1905 he was enrolled as advocate of the Bombay High Court. He was Director of Bombay Chronicle along with Jinnah. He was a member of the Bombay Legislative Council during 1923-1925, and a leader of the Swaraj Party. He also become member of Central Legislative Assembly. In 1937 he become Judge of Federal Court of India at Delhi and in 1939 a Member of the Privy Council in London. In December 1946, he joined Constituent Assembly of India. He died on 10 March 1959 at Bombay at the age of 86

moonje

Lieutenant-Colonel His Highness the Maharajah of Nawanagar GCSI GBE
State Representative at The Round Table Conference.

nawanagar

Rao Bahadur Sir Annepu Parasuramadas Patro, Garu, Kt
Member of the Consultative Committee of the Round Table Conference 1932, Member of the Madras Legislative Council

patro

Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru MA LLD KCSI
The Rt. Hon. Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, PC, KCSI (8 December 1875 – 20 January 1949) was an Indian lawyer and politician. He was a prominent leader of the pro-British Raj Liberal party in British-ruled India.

sapru

Sir Pheroze Sethna BA Kt OBE JP
Native of Bombay. Member of the Consultative Committee of the Round Table Conference 1932

sethna

Sir Muhammad Shafi KCSI CIE
Indian Muslim politician. He went to England to study for the Bar in August 1889. He also took active interest in Anjuman-i-Islamiya of London and was elected its President for a term. As a practising Barrister he quickly gained renown and during the 1920s and 1930s he came to be regarded as one of India’s leading lawyers. Mian Muhammad Shafi organized a Muslim Association in early 1906, but when the All-India Muslim League was formed, he established its powerful branch in the Punjab of which he became the General Secretary. This branch, organized in November 1907, was known as the Punjab Provincial Muslim League.
He was also a member of the Simla Deputation in 1906. In 1909, and again in 1912, Shafi was nominated to the Provincial Legislative Council. In 1911, 1914, 1917, he was a member of the Imperial Legislative Council. He was appointed a CIE in 1916. In July 1919, Mian Muhammad Shafi, who had been elected as the President of the Chief Court Bar, became a member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council during 1919–24. His tenure as Education Member was marked by many important developments, including the setting up of the Muslim University of Aligarh. He was also acting Vice-President of the Governor-General’s Execultive Council 1922–25. He was Council’s member for education, health and later also for Law; also, he was knighted in 1925 with the KCSI.
After completing his term, he again became active in Muslim politics and played an important role when the Simon Commission visited India and, again, at the first Round Table Conference 1930–31.
His two daughters namely Begum Jahan Ara Shah Nawaz and Begum Geti Ara Bashir Ahmad earned fame as leading Muslim women who took active part in the Great Struggle for Pakistan. He was married to Mehrunissa, elder sister of Sir Abdul Rashid.

shafi

Mr C E Wood

British Representative in the discussions of Indian Constitutional Reforms.

wood

This is a super set, all in good condition except the one with brown staining.

If you are interested, please contact us here.

Jonathan Godwin

07765 595662

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