Indian Armies, Indian Art: Soldiers, collectors and artists 1780 to 1880
19/5/2010 to 1/1/2011
Opening 19 May
Exploring the cultural exchange between the British and India in the 18th and 19th centuries, Indian Armies, Indian Art will feature beautiful artworks from the National Army Museum's Collection. Watercolours, mica paintings and intricate sculptures created by local artists and collected by British soldiers will illustrate the story of the British in India from a unique perspective. The exhibition includes a series of remarkable paintings displayed together for the first time, commissioned by Colonel James Skinner, whose father was Scottish and his mother Rajput.
Entry to the museum is FREE
Location: National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea London SW3 4HT
For further information visit www.national-army-museum.ac.uk