Mughal India: Art, Culture And Empire

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND APRIL 2013

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British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB 
 
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Dates:
9th November 2012 until 2nd April 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon & Wed-Fri 10am-6pm, last adm 5pm | Tue 10am-8pm, last adm 7pm | Sat 10am-5pm, last adm 4pm | Sun & Bank Hols 11am-5pm, last adm 4pm | closed Dec 24-26, Jan 1 & Mar 29-31,
 
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£9, OAP £7, NUS/disabled/unwaged £5, under 18s/mems/disabled carer free, National Art Pass £4.50, OAP £3.50
 

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Mughal India: Art, Culture And EmpireMore than 200 paintings and artefacts documenting the entire period of the Mughal Empire, which at its peak spread from Kabul in the northwest and covered most of the South Asian subcontinent, are displayed in this major exhibition. Taking place at the British Library, it will be the first ever exhibition to document the entire period, from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Among the 200 exquisite objects on display, Bahadur Shah II's crown, a page from the imperial manuscript Akbarnama and a portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh will feature.

 

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