Arms & Armour: The Royal Collection at the Jaipur City Palace

Arms Armour The Royal Collection at the Jaipur City Palace OverviewThis lavishly illustrated book brings to us the splendid collection of medieval Arms and Armour at the City Palace Museum in Jaipur The objects include daggers swords lances khanjar shields

  • Title: Arms & Armour: The Royal Collection at the Jaipur City Palace
  • Author: Robert Elgood
  • ISBN: 9789383098774
  • Page: 339
  • Format: Hardcover
  • OverviewThis lavishly illustrated book brings to us the splendid collection of medieval Arms and Armour at the City Palace Museum in Jaipur The objects include daggers,swords, lances, khanjar, shields and armour, as well as a range of accoutrements There is also a section on Children s Arms Meticulously researched narratives accompany the elegant photographs, describedOverviewThis lavishly illustrated book brings to us the splendid collection of medieval Arms and Armour at the City Palace Museum in Jaipur The objects include daggers,swords, lances, khanjar, shields and armour, as well as a range of accoutrements There is also a section on Children s Arms Meticulously researched narratives accompany the elegant photographs, described the details of manufacture, decoration as well as the available, often intriguing history of each weapon This is the second book in a series on the collections at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum in the Jaipur City Palace Others in the series are Festivals at the Jaipur Court by Vibhuti Saxena and Clothes and Textiles by Rahul Jain.About the AuthorRobert Elgood studied Islamic History at SOAS and has a DPhil from Oxford University in Indian Anthropology before working as a consultant on Indian and Islamic arms at Sotheby s in the early 1980s He is a freelance consultant, lecturer and the author of a number of books which can be seen on his website robertelgood In 2007 he was invited to catalogue the armoury at Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur Rajput Arms and Armour, in publication and this Jaipur catalogue was a consequence of that research He is currently writing a catalogue of the arms at Belmont House, Kent, the home of Lord Harris who defeated Tipu Sultan of Mysore in 1799 and writing for the al Sabah Collection, Kuwait on early Afghan and Mughal arms.

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    • A Nice Read for the Museum Lovers, Virtual Visitors to Indian Museums, and the Art HistoriansThe Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, located at City Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has a great collection of armors from the rulers of the Jaipur Royal Family. Personal weapons of the rulers such as Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II, Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II, etc. are part of the collection. In book titled "Arms & Armour: At the Jaipur Court, the Royal Collection" writte [...]


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