Sarmaya Founder Paul Abraham’s talk traces the routes taken by some fascinating travellers to the Subcontinent between the 16th and 19th centuries.
Sarmaya Founder Paul Abraham and Brand Custodian Pavitra Rajaram acquire objects to continually enrich our museum’s collection. In this Guide, they share some great advice with young collectors on how to engage meaningfully with the art and culture of India
A rare book from our collection, ‘Indian Botany’ by Dr Robert Wight combines scientific survey with outstanding illustrations by artists we will never know. Our interview with Dr Henry Noltie throws new light on them
The sari is draped in more than 100 ways across the country, evolving with time and influenced heavily by geography, culture and even popular entertainment
We review rare books from our collection that document the Uprising of 1857 from a decidedly British point of view
A 3rd Century BCE manuscript from our rare books collection holds the key to raising happy horses and elephants