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Hemant @hemantsarin 30.6746871052 / 76.8868303298

Interested in history, people, culture. I am not a historian and never studied history beyond school.

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Joined Twitter 9/4/14


Virchand Gandhi visited Chicago in 1893 for the World Parliament of Religions. In America he delivered 535 lectures… https://t.co/wvqvssrWIX @SenDigvijoy @GuzashtaLakhnau @IndoIslamicPage @iamrana @ArchitecIndian @IndiaArtHistory @JAJafri @tawairkhhttps://t.co/QbAHuTSbG3Papermaking: "Invented in China and carried by Buddhist monks to Central Asia, where Arabs encountered it in the 8… https://t.co/9UK2bwTu9e
Retweeted by HemantA painting depicts imperial assemblage (Dehli Darbar) in Delhi,January 1877 From Piyare Lal’s “Tārīk̲h̲-i jalsah-yi… https://t.co/5wjIy1JixC
Retweeted by HemantThe magical surprises of the archive: an elephant and his driver hiding between the leaves of a notebook of devotio… https://t.co/9mTGrJ1nz5
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Retweeted by HemantThe respect for Mcleod in undivided Punjab is visible from Mcleod Road & Donald Town in Lahore & the area of Mcleod… https://t.co/Glj6ZSdzZbOn retirement he moved to England. Mcleod died in an accident on 28 Nov. 1872 at the railway station at Gloucester… https://t.co/bIsMaSyFoq"In another picture he is the central figure, surrounded by Maharajah Runjeet Sing, the founder of the Sikh empire,… https://t.co/BRDhIzNyCfMcleod was popular among the locals "at Lahore one of his enthusiastic admirers used to carry about a picture, whic… https://t.co/fGUUx6c8F2In 1869 the Govt. agreed to the setting up a University College at Lahore. Punjab University was finally constitute… https://t.co/vlf0iNW9PBHe married in 1854 but his wife passed due to illness within few months. In 1865 he was appointed as Lieutenant Gov… https://t.co/JC7VdrvXVEIn 1849 he was posted as Commissioner, Jullundur & in 1854 as Financial Commissioner, Punjab with HQs at Lahore. Mc… https://t.co/F1Ubkd849kThread. Sir Donald Friell Mcleod was born in Calcutta in 1810. At the age of 4 he was sent to England for his educa… https://t.co/csIB0mRpdI1236-40 CE~ Razia Sultan: The First, and Last, Female Ruler of the Delhi Sultanate. Remembering a truly Empowered W… https://t.co/J6qgeV8fI8
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Retweeted by Hemant1897~Badoh-Pathari,in #Vidisha , MP, has many temples of the ornate mandapika variety,with flat roofs and pillared… https://t.co/ETo3O80qAs
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10/13
2019
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Retweeted by Hemant @dpanikkar @BL_VisualArts @KulbeliTweets @DalrympleWill @Ach_Balkrishna @madankaushikbjp @HaridwarTourhttps://t.co/ogDyUZqR10Amar Shaheed Gate, Kakori. Gate was erected in the memory of freedom fighters who were involved in famous Kakori Tr… https://t.co/W92SXMATlF
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Retweeted by Hemant1797~Gate leading to a musjid,at ChunarGhur The Chunargarh,was strongly fortified by Akbar and represented the gate… https://t.co/MlFhGTwSAy
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Retweeted by Hemant @KulbeliTweets @DalrympleWill @Ach_Balkrishna @madankaushikbjp @HaridwarTour @HaridwarSanjeev @deepakrawat_IAShttps://t.co/XwYSbeZnr01878~Oil painting on paper of Haridwar by Marianne North. In her autobiography, 'Recollections of a happy life' of… https://t.co/yhXiqm8hOZ
Retweeted by Hemant @ssharadmohhan @DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @JAJafri @AshmoleanMuseum @Chemburstudio @chaarulataa @MohdMuzzammilKhttps://t.co/iBuQYPjjC5 @DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @JAJafri From @AshmoleanMuseum a 1620 #Mughal painting of "Two Mynah Birds". Declared as… https://t.co/59FQA7HOqk
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10/12
2019
@IndiaArtHistory @hemantsarin @das_uttra @piyali0117 @ssharadmohhan @ExploreWellcome @DalrympleWill @DaakVaakhttps://t.co/2zj8MaDzQw
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Retweeted by HemantPaida kaha hai aise paraganda taba log afsos tum ko mir se sohbat nahi rahi. Nishan e Mir, installed by Maqbool Ahm… https://t.co/xnqJYaRNET
Retweeted by Hemant @Supriya59964398 @das_uttra @piyali0117 @ssharadmohhan @ExploreWellcome @DalrympleWill @IndiaArtHistory @DaakVaakhttps://t.co/YWO3hUf3JCColored litho plates frm Her Majesty’s Army-A Descriptive Account of Various Regiments Now Comprising the Queen’s F… https://t.co/nehKe1TWrACame across a 1894 book about great men of India by Ram Gopal Sanyal. The dedication page of the book aroused furth… https://t.co/2OhB6Uso4QCollection of poems (Divan) of Wajid Ali Shah 'Akhtar', the last Nawab of Lucknow (r.1847-56) Urdu-Hindi in Nastaʿ… https://t.co/JvpomClGNi
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Retweeted by HemantVasant Ragini Ragamala Series painting Rajasthan, Amber(Amer) 17th century site details, a nobleman dance in celeb… https://t.co/DFONX6wZdt
Retweeted by HemantBought fish from #CRPark market, #Delhi #NewDelhi. From @ExploreWellcome an 1800's #CompanySchool #CompanyPaintinghttps://t.co/4GZ0Z34A6v
Retweeted by Hemant4th–5th Century~ Considered as the oldest known proof of #Assamese অসমীয়া script. Nagajari-Khanikar Rock Inscript… https://t.co/74YQeNqGUc
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Retweeted by Hemant'A photo for Saree Enthusiasts' Saree in colonial-era 1889 ~ The similarities between Indian women attire and Engli… https://t.co/NyZ5b9UK5l
Retweeted by Hemant#goodmorning! #OTD 1875, the then Prince of Wales, the future Edward VII, set sail for Bombay on HMS Serapis. He wo… https://t.co/equDRoOZhG
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10/11
2019
Robert Home came to India in 1790, travelled around & painted before settling in Calcutta staying there until 1814… https://t.co/hYMhJ7ckcZGhazi-ud-Din Haider (1769–1827) of Oudh/Awadh by Robert Home betwn 1814-28. Haider supplied/loaned rupees two crore… https://t.co/7xEGUJaY7JPrince Azim-ud-Daula, Nawab of the #Carnatic & his son Azam Jah by Thomas Hickey, 1803. The Nawab standing with his… https://t.co/9MrRXqkktz @DrDevyaniGupta @The_RPSL @BLPhilatelic https://t.co/bMLXaBuhxg @hemantsarin @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @ssharadmohhan @MohdMuzzammilK @zarafshan @MedhaviGandhi @Chemburstudiohttps://t.co/LYdHxsxUKx
Retweeted by Hemant1873~Blacksmith (लोहार) at work,two men shaping a piece of metal, with a woman to the right. The #blacksmith contin… https://t.co/GfcmCfdW2S
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Retweeted by Hemant @kamlesm @britishlibrary @DalrympleWill @IndiaArtHistory Similar setting - Dhrab Dev of Jasrota enjoying a hookah.… https://t.co/ssK2KmZ6dZA rear flank of late 19th C Palace complex of Rampur Nawabs #KothiKhaasBagh @Hiddenheritage https://t.co/EfdBy6tU8x
Retweeted by Hemant @IndiaArtHistory @DalrympleWill @Go_Movie_Mango @Redhotpedia @imgarv786 @Royal_Mughals Very interesting thread. Thanks for sharing.Very Interesting story of *The Kalighat Hoard* (A Thread) Some time in 1783, a fisherman found a treasure hoard of… https://t.co/X2fsF6zcRN
Retweeted by HemantA Himalayan Goddess on Vijayadashami. Wall painting of Durga Mahisasuramardini from the wooden Shakti temple in Cha… https://t.co/W10ilVpoHD
Retweeted by HemantThe Buck Stops Here. Delhi, 1800. Christie's. https://t.co/Il9pFkwGJH
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10/10
2019
The Pampered Princess, artist unknown, Mankot c. 1680-1690. Seated Princess being spoilt by attendants - one massag… https://t.co/NLlQCG74NrLittle Mussulman girl, 1844 Lithograph of a little Muslim girl in India wearing paijamas and kurti; the girl was… https://t.co/ErT8sWu7Pz
Retweeted by Hemant1871 India, Poonah (Pune) 'A Sketch in the suburbs of the City of Poonah. September.' Artist - John Frederick Les… https://t.co/a0e6zOQ9WY
Retweeted by Hemant @DrSYQuraishi v @ssharadmohhan #InternationalDayOfNonViolence is observed worldwide to commemorate #GandhiJayanti 1… https://t.co/haoYlkV3U9
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Retweeted by Hemant @madversity v @ssharadmohhan #InternationalDayOfNonViolence is observed worldwide to commemorate #GandhiJayanti 19… https://t.co/JIqZ4Mxlv2
Retweeted by HemantThomas Daniell pencil sketch c 1789 mosque of Nawab Bahadur Javed Khan built by order Nawab Qudsia Begum outside De… https://t.co/ICmvEZWLVQ
Retweeted by HemantA lady of rank reading a #letter, the camel driver waiting; #Lucknow~1815-20 © Victoria & Albert Museum,London… https://t.co/4vrjs6rBjg
Retweeted by Hemant @PenduShehari @PunjabiRooh Building roads from plastic is catastrophic ! plastic deteriorates in UV sunlight into m… https://t.co/A63TVMxpbz
Retweeted by HemantFrom the @thepostalmuseum: "Our Object of the Week is this photo of an Indian temple included in a letter to ‘Gran… https://t.co/vz7MZUA8B1
Retweeted by Hemant @kaaashif During the Mughal period a general postal system which was open to use by all sections did not exist. Mer… https://t.co/LNEspzDqWp5500 BC~Bhimbetka rock shelters located in Madhya Pradesh show the earliest signs of human life in the region. Rock… https://t.co/4Od8HBme9n
Retweeted by HemantHeritage buildings in Delhi's Chandni Chowk to get a ‘face’ lift - The New Indian Express https://t.co/gvH0msyB46
Retweeted by HemantPictorial stamps were issued in 1931. There was a victory issue in 1946, followed shortly by a first Dominion issue… https://t.co/Dk8vubi5EMOn February 18, 1911 French pilot Henri Pequet carried the first official mail flown by airplane. The flight was fr… https://t.co/oONjXHq6QPThe rail mail service (RMS or the Traveling Post Office earlier) was also begun in the 1850s as also sea mail servi… https://t.co/LadCggVDG0The first postal stamp in India was introduced on 1 July 1852 in the Scinde (Sindh) District. These stamps were kno… https://t.co/Vrvg0xbCYkToday is World Post day. Postal services of India began in the 18th century & were administered by EIC. Post Office… https://t.co/2HNfsNMaauTwo women carrying water in pots Watercolour by Bani Lal (c.1850-1901), part of Archer Collection c. 1880. Patna(ka… https://t.co/7SAUn3yLum
Retweeted by HemantA street in Cawnpore (Kanpur) watercolor by Seeta Ram1814-15 painting i couldn't recognise street, inspite of livin… https://t.co/7ACDsPIkwC
Retweeted by Hemant @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @ssharadmohhan @BL_VisualArts @zarafshan @PropitiousOn3 @MohdMuzzammilKhttps://t.co/PHvQ6wIpO8#DidYouKnow The Hassan District of Karnataka hides a unique eight-pointed star-shaped fort built under the command… https://t.co/CeFNFPHvn9
Retweeted by Hemant18th century painting from Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh, India, showing Lord Rama and his brother Laxmana attacking the… https://t.co/CtZswaze7N
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Retweeted by HemantFrom The Long Century Tarot, Card XVIII- Moon featuring Raja Ravi Varma's painting Ladies in the Moonlight. these… https://t.co/zK1J21JTHM
Retweeted by HemantHello... Could one friend copy and repost? I am trying to demonstrate that someone is always listening.… https://t.co/LL7UmQHLzD
Retweeted by HemantThere’s a possibility that both copies of the Coquette were made by the same person.Another similar work by Raja Ravi Varma is titled 'Woman Holding a Fruit' the original of which is stated to be wit… https://t.co/TT6QRYd0nxCoquette. Both these are labelled as 'School of Raja Ravi Varma' & are copies of the original Coquette by Raja Ravi… https://t.co/mgAtGa78XP
10/9
2019
The noble Ikhlas Khan with a petition, by Muhammad Khan, ca. 1650 - #Mughal #MiniatureArt The San Diego Museum of A… https://t.co/hKud67BXgm
Retweeted by HemantManohar collapses into his father's arms, Series Title: Gulshan-i Ishq, Suite Name: Gulshan-i Ishq #Mughalhttps://t.co/WML5xti0ak
Retweeted by HemantAbdul Ghaffar Khan Bahadur, Display Artist: Artist Unknown ,Creation Date: ca. 1680, #Mughal #MiniatureArt https://t.co/ZXziRs9kPq
Retweeted by HemantWorld’s first travel guide goes on display at British Museum. The 500-year-old book was written in 1486 and feature… https://t.co/gLr8louyd5 @JAJafri @saggy_6 @NafeesRehmanDr It reads - 1st line = Dhan Guru Nanak Dev Ji; and 2nd line = Sat Kartar."Blake portrays a young and muscular Isaac Newton, rather than the older figure of popular imagination...crouched n… https://t.co/Rp3feagmjZ
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10/8
2019

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