Scope and content
The title stamped on the cover, partly in capitals, is 'Visit of their Excellencies | The Viceroy and the Countess of Elgin | to Gwalior | November 1895.' In the bottom two corners of the frame containing the title are stamped, in capitals, 'Herzog and Higgins,' and 'Mhow, C. I. [i.e. Central India]', and on the binding inside the front cover is stamped, in capitals, 'Byculla Press, Bombay.'
On the back of the front flyleaf is written, 'From | Madhorao Scindia | Gwalior 1896'.
There is a single photograph pasted on each page. In four instances (see pp. 16-17, 22-3, 26-7, and 46-7) pairs of photographs are arranged side-by-side to form a single panorama. Slips bearing typed captions, all in capitals, are pasted below the photographs on pp. 10-50.