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TIGERS ROUND THE THRONE: THE COURT OF TIPU SULTAN (1750-1799). Zamana Gallery, London, 1990. 96 pp. with 88 ills. (46 col.). 26 x 21 cm. ISBN 1869933028 In English.
Documents a diverse assortment of textiles, paintings, weapons and regalia from the court of legendary Indian ruler Tipu Sultan (many incorporating images of the tiger, Tipu's personal emblem), along with a selection of 19th-century British paintings and prints depicting the British siege in which he was killed. A chronicle of Tipu's tumultuous reign and the British campaign to overthrow him is supplemented with individual discussions of the exhibited works.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — India
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053949
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