Search results

Start typing

Illustration of an Indian woman holding a flower
This exhibition is in the past. View our current exhibitions.

The Public Reception of John Low (1788-1880) by Nasir-ud-Din Haidar, King of Oudh, 4 March 1834.


RCIN 401518

This painting shows Nasir al-Din Haider, King of Awadh (r. 1827–37), outside his palace in Lucknow as he proceeds in state to meet the East India Company Resident, Colonel John Low. The kings of Awadh (Oude) ruled in alliance with the East India Company. They presented some of the finest South Asian paintings and manuscripts in the Royal Collection to George III, George IV and William IV.

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.