Celebrate India at Home

In November 2015 David Cameron designated 2017 the UK-India Year of Culture to celebrate 70 years since Indian independence in 1947. Hudson’s has commissioned a series of three articles to explore the influence of India on country house culture in Britain. In the first, Professor Margot Finn considers the impact of Indian imperial culture on British heritage.

THE CLIVE COLLECTION

In the second of our UK-India articles, Gareth Sandham, Curator at the National Trust’s Powis Castle, assesses the treasures of Clive of India.



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PLEASURE PALACE

The last in a series of articles to mark the UK-India Year of Culture, Hudson’s asked David Beevers, Keeper of the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, to explain the Indian influences at work on this iconic building, the summer palace of the Prince Regent.

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THE EAST INDIA COMPANY AT HOME

The East India Company was a joint stock company set up in London under Elizabeth I to promote trade with the new lands
to the East.


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