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

23 Oct 2018, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A scene from the Mahabharata, depicting Bhima killing Duryodhana Kangra, circa 1820

Gajalakshmi: the Goddess Lakshmi seated on a lotus being lustrated by two elephants Kotah, circa 1800

An illustration to the Ramayana, depicting the monkey army under the command of Rama attacking Ravana and his demon followers in a fortress Jodhpur, 18th Century

A scene from the Ramayana: Rama and Sita's return to Ayodhya Jodhpur, mid/late 18th Century

An illustration to the life of Shiva: Shiva in a grove conversing with Sarasvati Mewar, circa 1625-50

A romantic tryst during a thunderstorm, the noble lover scaling the walls of a palace to his mistress' balcony, as her guards sleep below Kotah, late 18th Century

An illustration from a Bhagavata Purana series: Indra and other gods in battle with Bali and a demon army Guler, circa 1820

An illustrated leaf from a Ramayana series depicting Rama, Sita and Laksmana in the forest with ascetics, Rama killing a demon and a sage in a hermitage, perhaps Bharadvaja Provincial Mughal, Lucknow, circa 1825

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A woven wool shawl Kashmir, circa 1850

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