Tag Archives: Maharajah Ranjit Singh

New Book: The Rise of the Sikh Soldier

NEW BOOK HIGHLIGHTS THE RICH SIKH MILITARY HISTORY OVER 200 YEARS THE RISE OF THE SIKH SOLDIER The Sikh Warrior through the ages, c1700-1900 (Helion and Company). By Gurinder Singh MannGeneral – Pages : 290 | Images : 15 colour & 32 b/w illustrations, 16 colour & 22 b/w photos, 10 maps ISBN-‏191507052X ISBN-‏978-1915070524 The book is unique in that it ...

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Revisiting the Sikh Empire Event Report

Revisiting the Sikh Empire Event by the Sikh Museum Initiative16th March 2022Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester On the 16th of March 2022, Leicester was the location of a great evening exploring the history and heritage of the Sikh Empire. The packed-out event was a Q and A was with authors and historians: Peter Bance and Gurinder Singh Mann. Peter ...

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Koh-i-noor Diamond in 3d

The heritage organisation, Sikh Museum Initiative based in the Uk has recreated the Koh-i-Noor Diamond as it was during the time of the Sikh Empire. A very famous diamond, but what is the history behind it? How can technology bring Sikh artefacts alive? History The history of the Koh-i-Noor or ‘Mountain of Light’ diamond is steeped in myth and anecdote, ...

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3d Guru Nanak Coin

3d Sikh coin released-Guru Nanak (Sikh Empire Coin) Wednesday 23 October 2019 New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester At the 550th commemorations of the birth of the Guru Nanak (founder of the Sikh faith) the Sikh Museum Initiative revealed a special Sikh coin in 3d. The Initiative have been working on 3d technologies for many years and on this important occasion, ...

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Rare sword of Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh to be auctioned on 18 March 2014

Ludlow, UK: A recently discovered early 19th century Indian sword bearing on its blade a silhouette of Maharajah Ranjit Singh – the legendary ‘Lion of the Punjab’ – goes under the hammer later this month in Ludlow, Shropshire (English Midlands). This most exquisite find comes from a British family of military descent and is inscribed in the hilt in Gurmukhi ...

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