Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India, 1875-6
Kajal Meghani and Sophie Kullman
In October 1875, Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, set off on an eight month tour of the Indian subcontinent, during which he was presented with a wide array of beautiful gifts.
This fascinating publication presents the reader with a wide-ranging selection of South Asian works of art, which not only tell the story of the future king’s tour but also the history of these intriguing objects.
Caroline de Guitaut is Senior Curator of Decorative Arts, Royal Collection Trust. Her previous publications include Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration(2012) and Faberge’s Animals: A Royal Farm in Miniature (2010).