Rare artifacts on display at Golden Temple exhibition in London
London, August 26 (ANI): Rare artifacts are on display at the world's first exhibition on Amritsar's famous Golden temple in central London.
Over 80 artifacts, including the earliest known paintings and photographs of the temple, along with film footage and eye witness accounts from western travelers.
The 10-week show has been organized by the UK Punjab Heritage Association. The show has already attracted thousands of visitors from across the world.
The exhibition traces the temple's history, from the 1800's up until the middle of the 20th Century, The BBC reports.
"The Sikhs at one point were important players on a world stage. We want people to be able to experience that with real objects," Parmjit Singh, the museum's curator was quoted, as saying.
Most of the artifacts being showcased have been borrowed from private collectors and have never been seen by the public anywhere in the world.
"For me tracing and finding these objects is simply a passion; it's like time travel for me. I have been collecting these artifacts for more than 12 years, it has helped me to rediscover the history of my ancestors and I want to share that with others," Davinder Toor, a London-based artifacts collector said. (ANI)
Read More: Kings XI Punjab | Amritsar | Punjab Khor | Amritsar Kalan | Amritsar Gpo | S.n. Temple | Tarangaji Temple | Century Mill | S.k.p.temple(guntur) | Syamalamba Temple | Kottur Temple Street | Uramma Temple | Golden Rock | Golden Rock Market | Golden Rock North | Temple Gate | Kalibari Temple | Daws Temple Rd | Temple Gompa | Lond | Temple
BJP WAS NEVER A CONSTRUCTIVE OPPOSITION - SHUKLA
May 22, 2013 at 11:06 PM
MINUS SCAM THE UPA REPORT CARD IS BIASED JAVADEKAR (NNIS Exclusive)
May 22, 2013 at 10:57 PM
MANY MORE MILES TO TRAVERSE PM
May 22, 2013 at 9:45 PM