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Pirates: The Captain Kidd Story, a New Exhibition Sails into the...

LONDON.- Pirates: The Captain Kidd Story, a new exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands, opens 20 May 2011. Focusing on the legendary privateer turned pirate, Captain Kidd, the exhibition reveals the surprising truth of how London’s corrupt p...

Pirates: The Captain Kidd Story, a New Exhibition Sails into the...

LONDON.- Pirates: The Captain Kidd Story, a new exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands, opens 20 May 2011. Focusing on the legendary privateer turned pirate, Captain Kidd, the exhibition reveals the surprising truth of how London’s corrupt p...

Inscribed 18th Century Mughal Emerald Seal Owned by Officer of the...

LONDON.- An important inscribed Mughal emerald personal seal set in a diamond encrusted gold bangle and bearing the name of Major Alexander Hannay, an East India Company officer, will be sold on April 5th in Bonhams sale of Indian and Islamic art. Esti...

£769,250 Achieved at Sotheby’s for Rediscovered Paintings Depicting Tipu Sultan’s Victory...

LONDON.- In Sotheby’s biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale this morning, 24 rare and rediscovered preparatory paintings depicting the renowned Battle of Pollilur in India sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for the outstanding sum of £769,25...

Sotheby’s to Sell Paintings Depicting Tipu Sultan’s Victory Over the British...

LONDON.- Sotheby's announced that on the 230th anniversary of the renowned Battle of Pollilur in India, which took place on 10th September 1780, Sotheby’s London, in its biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, will o...

Sotheby’s to Sell Paintings Depicting Tipu Sultan’s Victory Over the British...

LONDON.- Sotheby's announced that on the 230th anniversary of the renowned Battle of Pollilur in India, which took place on 10th September 1780, Sotheby’s London, in its biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, will o...

Dutch Archive Finds Stock Share from 1606

AMSTERDAM (AP).- An archive in the Netherlands has uncovered what it says is the oldest known share of stock in a company. The West Fries Archive says the share in the Dutch East India Company is dated Sept. 9, 1606. That's more than two weeks before ...

The Indian Empire: Significant Works from the Portvale Collection on View...

SYDNEY.- The Indian Empire exhibition, shaped by a promised gift of significant works from the Portvale Collection, introduces the competing narratives that emerged following the first European encounters with India. This extensive exhibition, compris...

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