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Pahari painting of the goddess Kali standing on Shiva, Pahari, 1850.

Pahari painting of the goddess Kali standing on Shiva, Pahari, 1850.
* Moving Here catalogue reference (V&A) IS.57-1954


Map Showing Partition Boundaries in the Punjab, 1948.

Map Showing Partition Boundaries in the Punjab, 1948.
* Moving Here catalogue reference (BL) L/PJ/10/117 ff30-52 L/PJ/5/396/2

 

Pahari miniature painting

Pahari miniature painting flourished between the 17th and 19th centuries in northern India. Many of the later paintings focus on the life of the god Kirshna. This is a selection from the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.


Partition - the Punjab Boundary Force 1947

The 50,000 strong Punjab Boundary Force was set up under the command of Major-General T W Rees in an attempt to control violence in the Punjab during the period of Indian independence and partition. It operated for a month in August 1947 but, despite its efforts, some 200,000 people were killed. This is the report by Major-General Rees.

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