Relics

  • 10 Feb

    Brown Bess

    SMI 10: Brown Bess Gun Date: Before 1800Used: Widely across the world The brown bess can be described as a muzzle-loading musket. This musket was

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  • 29 Jan

    Khanda-pistol of Patiala

    SMI 9: Khanda (with pistol) Date: before 1879Original Location: Patiala, Punjab. Present location: Nottingham Museum ServiceMuseum No: NCM 1879-105 This sword referred to as a

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  • 20 Oct

    Guru Nanak Avatars Sword

    SMI 8: Guru Nanak Avatars SwordDate: C. 1820-1840.Original Location: Lahore, PakistanPresent Location: Sukhbinder Singh Paul Family Collection, UK. Nineteenth Century (Circa 1840-1850) Sword from Lahore

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  • 20 Oct

    Guru Nanak Coin-Sikh Empire

    SMI 7: Guru Nanak with Maharajah Ranjit Singh-Sikh Empire CoinDate: 1828 (VS 1885) Original Location: Lahore, Pakistan Issued in 1828 during the Sikh Empire period

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  • 03 Aug

    Charaina

    SMI 1: Chariana of Guru Gobind SinghDate: 1680’sLocation: Possibly Anandpur, Punjab, India. Present location: Toshkhana of Captain Amarinder Singh, Patiala. “Charaina” literally means “four mirrors”

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  • 02 Aug

    Tikka Sophia Duleep Singh

    SMI 2: Tikka belonging to Maharani Jindan KaurDate: 1800-1840Original Location: Sikh Empire, Lahore, PunjabPresent location: Private collection Gold forehead jewelry ‘tikka’ belonging to Maharani Jindan

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  • 30 Jul

    Armlet

        SMI 3: Enamelled armlet, belonging to Sophia Duleep SinghDate: 1800-1840Size: 16cmLocation: Sikh Empire, Lahore, PunjabPresent Location: Private collection The armlet worn above the

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  • 30 Jul

    Kalgi

    SMI 4: Kalgi from the collection of Frederick Duleep SinghDate: 1800-1840Orginal Location: Sikh Empire, Lahore, PunjabPresent location: Private collection This Turban ornament comprising of green

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  • 30 Jul

    Panjangla

    SMI 5: Panjangla belonging to Maharani Jindan KaurDate: 19th centuryOriginal Location: Sikh Empire, Lahore, PunjabPresent location: Private collection To be worn through two fingers and

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