The Maharaja of Travancore and his younger brother welcoming Richard Temple-Grenville by Raja Ravi Varma. The painting depicts the welcoming party at Trivandrum, capital of Travancore (a princely state in southern India) for Richard Temple-Grenville, who was Governor-General of Madras from 1875 to 1880. He is received here by Visakham Tirunal, the younger brother of the Maharaja of Travancore. The Maharaja, Ayilayam Tirunal stands behind him. The building behind them bears the conch shell, the symbol of the state of Travancore, as well as a welcoming message for the Duke.