Monthly Archives: November 2014

A bird at Windsor : Tipu Sultan and his ‘Huma’

On 5 March, 1800 Queen Charlotte of England received a curious gift at her home in Windsor castle. It was a box with an accompanying note and a key for the box. The note was from Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount … Continue reading

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The Tiger’s Dream – Meet Tipu Sultan at the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar; 29 September 2014 – 24 January 2015

This exhibition delves into the life and times of Tipu Sultan, the South Indian ruler, statesman, and patron. Drawn entirely from the MIA collection, and featuring many objects which have never been displayed in Qatar, the centerpiece is a group … Continue reading

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