Paul Abraham introduces us to a rare 19th-century album of ethnographic photographs, a gem from the Sarmaya collection
In this friendly, freewheeling conversation, Sarmaya founder Paul Abraham talks to family business historian Sonu Bhasin about his personal journey starting Sarmaya.
Five unputdownable reads that bring all those boring history classes to life with warmth, spirit and great invention
Listen in as Paul Abraham brings to vivid life the political events that went on behind the scenes of the Anglo-Mysore wars with the help of a rare book from the Sarmaya archive
This is a short film in tribute to the memory of PT Abraham, our founder Paul’s father and the inspiration behind Sarmaya. Years ago, he gifted his son a bottle of 10 coins from the erstwhile south Indian kingdom of Travancore. This started Paul off on a journey of studying history and collecting precious relics… Read more »
A special edition of Saturdays at Sarmaya with INTACH Mumbai saw founder Paul Abraham take our guests on a short journey through our collection on 6 October, 2018. Highlights of the walkthrough included: iconic 19th-century photographs by Felice Beato and Samuel Bourne, a sprawling Phad painting from Bhilwara, vibrant Gond art from Patangarh, two stunning Mata-Ni-Pachedi canvases from Ahmedabad and luminous Tholu Bommalaata puppets from Dharmavaram.… Read more »