Last month of ‘Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire’

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Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire

Exhibition runs at the British Library until 2 April 2013
http://www.bl.uk/mughalindia/

**** ‘a revelation’ The Daily Telegraph | **** ‘spectacular’ The Times | **** ‘enthralling’ Metro This exhibition is the first to document the entire period, from the 16th to the 19th centuries, through more than 200 exquisite objects.

Akbar orders the hunt to cease. Johnson album 8, 4

Akbar orders the hunt to cease. Johnson album 8, 4


Special events

Mughal India: A Study Day  Saturday 9 March 2013, 10.00 – 17.00
http://www.bl.uk/whatson/exhibitions/mughalindia/events/event140157.html
This study day features presentations and discussions by noted scholars and art historians:
Professor Ebba Koch (Institute of Art History, University of Vienna)
J.P. Losty (Retired Head of Visual Arts at the British Library)
Susan Stronge (Victoria and Albert Museum)
Dr. James Mallinson (Independent Scholar)
Professor Sunil Sharma (Boston University)

Milo Beach: The Gulshan Album   Sun 10 Mar 2013, 14.30-16.30
http://www.bl.uk/whatson/exhibitions/mughalindia/events/event140159.html
Milo Beach, former director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art, introduces the  Gulshan Album, originally assembled for the Mughal emperor, Jahangir.

Further information about the exhibition

Exhibition blog: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/

Facebook albums: https://en-gb.facebook.com/britishlibrary/photos_albums

Accompanying book: Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire, by J.P. Losty and Malini Roy Over 150 colour illustrations | 256 pages | Paperback £19.95 | Hardback £30.00

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