Sawai Ram Singh II, Maharaja of Jaipur

Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II of Jaipur reigned from 1835 to 1880. A self-taught photographer, he was always up-to-date with the latest camera models and accessories. He would often be found in his small retreat called the ‘photu ka karkhana’ or ‘tasveer khana’ – taking pictures, processing them, fixing his chemicals or making regular journal… Read more »

Pink City Treasures

A new by-appointment-only museum opens in Jaipur’s suburbs. Its airy, angular architecture houses a vast collection of artefacts amassed over the years by the late jeweller Gyan Dhaddha. The objects will include Persian rugs, Mughal-era mini­atures and antique jewellery.