'In Court with Queen Victoria - A Maharajah and a Munshi'
An exciting and groundbreaking multimedia installation, bringing to life Queen
Victoria's relationship with Maharajah Duleep Singh and Abdul Karim
Wednesday 15th February to Thursday 5th April 2012, Slough Museum
Uncover the hidden history of Queen Victoria's relationships with two Indians from contrasting
backgrounds - a Maharajah and a Munshi.
Inspired in design by the Royal thrones of Britain and the Punjab and a ‘Munshi's' (Teacher)
chair, this exhibition brings to life, a relatively unknown side of Queen Victoria's reign. The
dramatised installation provides an engaging insight into Queen Victoria, Empress of India,
and her extraordinary experience of India, and all things Indian, without ever setting foot on
This is the story of how ‘India came to the Queen', in the guise of a Maharajah and a Munshi.
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01753 526422
The Sikhs in Britain: 150 Years of Photographs
The 150 years migration of Sikhs to Britain and their contribition to British Society
'Sikhs in Britain' is a new highly illustrated Coffee-table book by Peter Bance, charting the fascinating history of the Sikhs and their contribution to British society from the mid nineteenth century to the present day. The new publication released in December 2011, contains compelling and extensively researched narrative with over 200 black and white photographs, the majority of them drawn from private collections and never before published.
For further information visit www.coronethouse.co.uk