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Sir Nawab Salar Jung
Place of Origin: India, Hyderabad, Telangana state
Date: approx. 1860-1870
Materials: Collotype
Dimensions: H. 10 7/8 in x W. 8 1/4 in, H. 27.6 cm x W. 21 cm
Credit Line: From the Collection of William K. Ehrenfeld, M.D.
Department: South Asian Art
Collection: Photography
Object Number: 2005.64.496
On Display: No

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Label: Sir Nawab Salar Jung (1829–1883) became prime minister of the state of Hyderabad at the age of twenty three in 1853. During his tenure, Salar Jung restored order to Hyderabad, which was in disarray at the time of his appointment, and went on to make bold reforms. The Salar Jung family is credited with safeguarding rare artifacts and collections, which are now at Salar Jung Museum, the third largest museum in India. It is well known throughout India for its prized collections belonging to different civilizations dating back to the first century CE.

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Exhibition History: Arts of the Islamic World from Turkey to Indonesia (Tateuchi Gallery, September 5, 2008 - March 1, 2009)
Label: Sir Nawab Salar Jung (1829–1883) became prime minister of the state of Hyderabad at the age of twenty three in 1853. During his tenure, Salar Jung restored order to Hyderabad, which was in disarray at the time of his appointment, and went on to make bold reforms. The Salar Jung family is credited with safeguarding rare artifacts and collections, which are now at Salar Jung Museum, the third largest museum in India. It is well known throughout India for its prized collections belonging to different civilizations dating back to the first century CE.
Exhibition History: Arts of the Islamic World from Turkey to Indonesia (Tateuchi Gallery, September 5, 2008 - March 1, 2009)