Islamic and Indian Art including Sikh Treasures and Arts of the Punjab

23 Oct 2018, starting at 11:00 BST .

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An illustration to the Ramayana: Vashist Muni in conversation with King Dashartha Garhwal, circa 1800

Maharajah Ranjit Singh (reg. 1801-1839), brandishing a sword and wearing a sarpech North India, late 19th/ early 20th Century

A group photograph of North Indian rulers, taken on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of HH the Maharajah of Kapurthala, 30th November-4th December 1927 at Kapurthala

Six Kalighat paintings, depicting Hindu mythological and domestic genre subjects Calcutta, circa 1860-70(6)

A metal-thread embroidered velvet panel depicting Guru Nanak with Bala and Mardana North India, 19th Century

A large painting from a Bhagavata Purana series, depicting the battle of the Gods, with Vishnu riding on Garuda, Siva on the bull, outside a burning city, Brahma, Indra and other gods observing from the clouds Nepal, late 18th Century

An illustration from a Mahabharata series, depicting a battle scene in which Karna, one of the Pandahava brothers, clashes with Pradyumna, son of Krishna and Rukmini Kangra, circa 1820

An Illustration from a Mahabharata Series: Arjuna demonstrates his martial prowess in a tournament School of Purkhu, Kangra, circa 1820-30

An illustration to a Ramayana series: a battle scene, perhaps Lava and Kusha battling Rama's army, the sage Valmiki in his hermitage Kangra, circa 1820

An illustration to the Mahabharata, depicting cavalry in action outside the walls of a palace Pahari, Kangra, circa 1840

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