Henry Hardinge’s Sword

SMI 11: GOLD-HILTED SWORD (GLAIVE)  Date: Before 1800Origin: France-Napolean Bonaparte Presented by the Duke of Wellington to Lt. Col. Sir Henry Hardinge, later Field Marshal 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore, in 1817. Worn by him at the Battle of Ferozeshah in 1845. It was said to have belonged to Napoleon

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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 used in the era of the expansion of the British Empire and acquired symbolic importance at least as significant as its physical importance. It was

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Rare Sikh Maharajah’s Sword recreated in 3d

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 Khanda is characterised by a basket hilt and a  double-edged blade. Whilst traditionally associated with the Sikhs the Khanda has its origins in Orissa and

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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 Khanda is characterised by a basket hilt and a double-edged blade. Whilst traditionally associated with the Sikhs the Khanda has its origins in Orissa and

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BBC World Service Recording of the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum

BBC World Service Recording of the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum

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3d Digital showcase, special ‘Guru Nanak’ sword and 550th coin presentation

Guru Nanak ‘Avatars Sword’ Sunday 17th November 2019 Khalsa Jatha Gurdwara

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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

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World’s First Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM) Launched

Thursday 8th August 2019 New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK Thursday 8th August saw the launch of a new ground breaking Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM), a revolutionary project bringing to life Sikh relics and artefacts, at New Walk Museum in Leicester UK. The well attended event was

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