Review of Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76

Beth Hunt

Abstract


A review of the exhibition Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76, 11 March 2017 – 18 June 2017 at the Cartwright Gallery, Bradford.


Keywords


Gifts; ‘Curiosities’; Empire; Scripting; Museums

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24134/be.v2i1.91

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