South Asia

Monthly Archive: December Sout

The Natural World in South Asian Painting

Posted: September 5, 2017 - 11:58 , by Deepali Dewan
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Watercolour painting of Emperor Aurangzeb Observing Nilgaï

Family Camera: Mystery Missionary

Posted: April 14, 2016 - 16:38 , by Deepali Dewan
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Weapon Wednesday: Pesh Kabz

Posted: July 14, 2015 - 22:07 , by Deepali Dewan

Pesh Kabz daggar with sheath. Steel, jade, stone, water buffalo horn, fabric. 19th century India. 948.1.256a-b. The Collection of the First Lord Kitchener. Currently part of the South Asian Study Collection in the ROM’s Education Department.

Written by Aruna Panday, Ph.D Candidate York University, Co-Chair Friends of South Asia, Department of World Cultures Intern.

Artist Annu Matthew takes Family Photos at ROM

Posted: May 25, 2015 - 16:16 , by Deepali Dewan
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Arti Chandaria (1960-2015)

Posted: January 29, 2015 - 10:52 , by Deepali Dewan
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Weapon Wednesday: Visiting a Family Heirloom

Posted: October 1, 2014 - 16:40 , by Deepali Dewan


Sophia Chowdhury (far right) with her sister Meena (second in from left) and the next generation: Aneesa (far left), Zakary (centre), and baby Anarah. In the ROM’s curatorial area with the dagger, August, 14 2014. Photo Deepali Dewan, posted with permission of the family.