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Casualty of War: A Portrait of Maharaja Duleep Singh

Description

Painting in miniature style entitled Casualty of War: A Portrait of Maharaja Duleep Singh, a half-length portrait of Maharaja Duleep Singh surrounded by quotations, locations and possessions associated with his life and death, watercolour/poster paint and metallic gilding gold dust on mountboard: England, Merseyside, by The Singh Twins, 2013

Museum reference

V.2013.31

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Painting

Production information

Singh Twins, The, 1994 - 2017 (fl.), Artists
Prenton, Cheshire, England, Northern Europe

Date

2013

Materials

Poster paint, Gouache, Gold, dust, Mountboard

Associations

Depicted: Singh, Duleep, Maharaja, 1838 - 1893

Exhibitions

  • Artistic Legacies (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Indian Encounters (14 Nov 2014 - 01 Mar 2015)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • From Stromness to the Punjab: Sir John Login, Maharaja Duleep Singh and the Treasures of Lahore (01 Apr 2014 - 30 Sep 2014)
    Stromness Museum

References

FRIEDERIKE VOIGT, ROSANNA NICOLSON AND LAURA BENNISON. 2017. ‘PANJAB CONNECTIONS’: A YOUNG ROOTS HERITAGE PROJECT AT NATIONAL MUSEUMS SCOTLAND. Journal of Museum Ethnography, no. 30, pp. 24-48

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 5 »
world cultures »
artistic legacies

Credit

Acquired with aid from British Council Scotland

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