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Duleep Singh Special Exhibition

Saturday 7 Jul 2018 - Saturday 1 Dec 2018

Duleep Singh Special Exhibition
Featuring Casualty of War: A Portrait of Maharajah Duleep Singh

A new exhibition highlighting the story of Duleep Singh and his family, launched as part of the Festival of Thetford & Punjab at Ancient House. Find out about the museum’s connections with the last Maharajah of the Punjab, and see the Casualty of War portrait by the renowned Contemporary British artists, The Singh Twins. This beautiful painting is on loan from National Museums Scotland especially for the Festival, and captures the story of Maharajah Duleep Singh as the last ruler of the Sikh Empire, deposed from the throne and exiled to Britain.

  • Date: Exhibition runs Sat 7 July to Sat 1 Dec 2018
  • Venue: Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life, White Hart Street, Thetford, IP24 1AA
  • Opening times: 10.00am to 5.00pm (Tues to Sat)
  • Admission Price: Adult £4.50 (Conc £4.25) Child (4-18) £3.80, Family (1 adult) £11.80, Family (2 adults) £15.85
  • Free admission on Saturdays throughout the festival: 7 July, 14 July and 21 July

 


The Festival of Thetford & Punjab was a partnership project between Essex Cultural Diversity Project (ECDP), working with Norfolk Museum Service, Norfolk Library Service & Norfolk Arts Service, and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.