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Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-6

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In October 1875, the Prince of Wales set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent, visiting over 21 localities, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal.  Developed in collaboration with Cartwright Hall, Bradford, and New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–76 tells the story of this grand tour through some of the finest Indian treasures from the Royal Collection, which were presented to the Prince during his visit.

Events listing

School sessions

Themed Week: A Tour of India's Splendours

Explore the dazzling objects on display in the Prince's Tour of India 1875-6 exhibition and examine the exotic materials and beautiful craftsmanship.

Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Creative Writing workshop

Explore the narratives portayed through original works of art and contemporary interpretations with a published author to inspire your pupils.

Creating Art: Singh Twins style

Work with a professional artist, discover how the amazing works of art were created and how similar styles have inspired contemporary artists The Singh Twins.

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Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.