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Works of art that brought the wonders of India to Britain at the end of the 19th century are to go on display in Scotland for the first time in over 130 years, in a new exhibition opening at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse on Friday, 15 December. Exploring the historic visit made by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) at the end of the 19th century, Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–6 features some of the finest examples of Indian design and craftsmanship, presented to the Prince as part of the traditional exchange of gifts.
Pictured: A silver gilt address casket made by Edinburgh based goldsmiths Marshall & Sons. The casket is engraved with the Prince's name. Holding the piece is Curator of the exhibition, Kajal Meghani.
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- Splendours of the Subcontinent | Holyrood Palace | 14 December 2017