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

This exhibition tells the story of a tour of India by the Prince of Wales in 1875 through some of the finest treasures he was presented with.

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

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

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 tells the story of this grand tour through some of the finest Indian treasures from the Royal Collection that were presented to the Prince during his visit.

Venue: The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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