"King of the World" Opens at Sackler

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Summary

"King of the World: A Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle" opens at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery."Padshahnama (Chronicle of the King of the World)" is a Mughal Indian manuscript owned by the Royal Library at Windsor Castle and is rarely seen and has never been shown to the public before. The exhibition was organized and researched by Freer and Sackler Director Milo Beach.

Subject

  • Beach, Milo Cleveland
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Royal Library at Windsor Castle
  • King of the World: A Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," June 1997, p. 1, 7.
  • Smithsonian Year 1997. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998, p. 24, 28.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • May 15, 1997
  • 1526-1765

Topic

  • Art
  • History
  • Art muesums
  • Exhibitions
  • Art, Indic
  • Art museums
  • Art museum directors
  • Exhibitions
  • History

Place

India

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