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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


@JAJafri @jim_skookum @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @ssharadmohhan @iamrana @DelhiHeritage @dpanikkar @Chemburstudiohttps://t.co/3rQmMPakKL @GuzashtaLakhnau @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @ssharadmohhan @iamrana @DelhiHeritage @dpanikkar @Chemburstudiohttps://t.co/KLZVp9qN1k @Rautela @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @ssharadmohhan @iamrana @DelhiHeritage @dpanikkar @Chemburstudiohttps://t.co/tVyZHSkpweCourt scene of Bahadur Shah Zafar, whisk bearers & 5 men on each side, two of them Europeans. I think Zafar’s two s… https://t.co/BDcWyzWkOV#मराठीदिन 🌹 #ज्ञानेश्वरी ची काही पाने, १७ वे शतक, #मुघल काळ दख्खन #MarathiDay,Dnyaneshwari Pages,17/18th century,… https://t.co/2A9vBxRXbR
Retweeted by Hemant @Ritiks Don’t think there’s an easy way out. Check this out ... https://t.co/8ZMFVG0qTOA Gem-set Jade Crutch Handle (Zafar Takiya) India, Mughal,17th century "...in curved form with two beautifully car… https://t.co/eRzCyt8hGv
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2/27
2020
@kamlesm Interesting write up by @LalitaKaplish @JAJafri @piyali0117 Yes but from what I read a Dasher is used by moving it up & down like a plunger. Our desi ones… https://t.co/8HAezFr1TG @Tangoscorpio @piyali0117 @VictorianWeb Churn staff or churning stick ? @Tangoscorpio @piyali0117 @VictorianWeb would you know the English name for this ? @PropitiousOn3 @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @tawairkh @zarafshan @MohdMuzzammilK @IndiaArtHistory @Chemburstudiohttps://t.co/fO5vVCfT8E @piyali0117 Madhani in Punjabi, stumped about its name in EnglishOld lady attendant offering a drink (?) to younger woman who seems to be signalling a no. Fruit laden mango tree be… https://t.co/YQWf153dXDFight betwn Yogis or within a family. If we go with the latter, cud it be a fight betwn father & sons with the moth… https://t.co/ENAFkYDqq0 @hemantsarin @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @Chemburstudio @PropitiousOn3 @MedhaviGandhi @zarafshan @tawairkhhttps://t.co/ZagesSjju0
Retweeted by Hemant'Pomander', 17th century #Mughal now in @ClevelandArt. This Pear shaped Spherical Rock #crystal Vial with emamelled… https://t.co/7Ge7aOQVc4
Retweeted by Hemant#Mandi 1820 European followed by soldiers/helpers #Moorcroft along with George #Trebeck reached Mandi 200 years ago… https://t.co/zNg506sQSm
Retweeted by HemantOn Shrove Tuesday, 1583, John Newbery and Derby-born London leather merchant Ralph Fitch, the first Briton to leav… https://t.co/LYhRPcyAyB
Retweeted by HemantAn archival click of Gateway Ajmer Sharif Dargah c 1900 by Hugh Fisher showing courtyard & iron pot (Deg) for langa… https://t.co/MsMwfPwdKP
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2/26
2020
Lady sneaking frm balcony of her home at night. She is helped onto an elephant by an older woman & her beloved. Bri… https://t.co/sKOS7OYejNWhen Birds Cross Borders. My column in the ⁦@HindustanTimes⁩ today is about the Great Indian Bustard which moves Sa… https://t.co/GNgJ4IonuB
Retweeted by HemantMaharajas 2/3 Throne : Former kingdom of #Mysore, about 1876 Wood, silver, silk brocade https://t.co/sxVTelhtKy
Retweeted by Hemant#Maharajas 1/3 Elephant throne (howdah) approx. 1870-1920 #Chhattisgarh state, former princely state of #Surguja https://t.co/niUhB4TLvG
Retweeted by HemantTashrih al-aqvam, (origins & occupations of some of the sects, castes & tribes of India): '‘Kavval’, a sub-caste of… https://t.co/tb21BbS6qc
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2/25
2020
@Chemburstudio @DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @PunjabiRooh @ssharadmohhan @Pushback_stream @HesperusThinks @CynicalMalluhttps://t.co/wb5cWcHhWOSultan Ibrahim ‘Adil Shah II in Procession; by the school of ‘Ali Riza, Bijapur, 17th century The Renaissance of th… https://t.co/LDCSLMq4d2
Retweeted by Hemant1. An Ayah in a blue choli and white sari with stripy ends;holding a blue and white stripy ewer. 2. A Bengali woman… https://t.co/iggjYRwayA
Retweeted by HemantLower panel depicts Shravan’s parents grieving over the body of their dead son & choosing to be burnt alive in his… https://t.co/UqmXUmpsHnMid panel shows Shravan reveal his name to Dasharath & telling him that his parents were thirsty & he should do the… https://t.co/04sRYV6eryTop panel depicts a hunting lodge with Raja Dasharath taking aim & Shravan fetching water for his old parents. Dash… https://t.co/G22AciW3eTThread. Story (in brief) of Shravan Kumar, a devoted son of blind parents, in three panels. 18th cen #Rajasthan, Ja… https://t.co/MyxxRqfqry#KothisOfLucknow Begum Kothi, Hazrat Ganj This was built by Amjad Ali Shah in 1844 for his wife Malika Ahad. This h… https://t.co/GnZNpQcvob
Retweeted by Hemant @ssharadmohhan @NAM_London @DalrympleWill @IndiaArtHistory @DaakVaak @Redhotpedia @Go_Movie_Mango @MohdMuzzammilKhttps://t.co/YLy1Teu3NZ
Retweeted by Hemant @ChancellorOfFl1 @hemantsarin @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @PunjabiRooh @kamlesmhttps://t.co/ASmmotyAiI
Retweeted by Hemant @MohdMuzzammilK @ChancellorOfFl1 @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @PunjabiRooh @kamlesmhttps://t.co/gs8GcEnRibwhy aiming from close quarter? arrow can travel long distances too? Kaam & Rati Mewar 1700 painting Kaam is actual… https://t.co/ZD0G86ISYk
Retweeted by HemantMaharaja Raj Singh Adored by His Ladies?? i was taken aback by this title? painting ca. 1710–20 Maharaja Raj Singh,… https://t.co/4gi0dveOkv
Retweeted by HemantFrom @ClevelandArt, c1750 #Mughal Globular Shaped container. A beauty made of Rock Crystal, Gold and set with Gems.… https://t.co/WNJiU0saxm
Retweeted by Hemant @PropitiousOn3 The window is amazingly beautiful“A Sanskrit inscription dedicated to Allah as protector of a vihara sheds light on the pluralistic past of Bengal A… https://t.co/yfCG1D7Hv9
Retweeted by HemantWindow of Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad https://t.co/SzxfUA7gRj
Retweeted by Hemant @Ritiks @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @PunjabiRooh @kamlesm @tawairkh @gpsgorayahttps://t.co/ezisjifBN4Walking around in #Kolkata if you're really looking, you might be surprised to see how many of the old hand painte… https://t.co/2NyLYd9k3d
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2/24
2020
Sher Shah Suri (may be) in #Afghan warrior’s dress holding Zulfiqar sword in his lap. A lion surrenders to Sher Sha… https://t.co/jHrgV7ek9VShahJahan spearing a lion (the mane) or a tiger (the stripes) who has injured his horse. A procession with horses &… https://t.co/g8Z2fwbp7J @indianchimpanze @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @PunjabiRooh @kamlesm @tawairkhhttps://t.co/rUcE9CIFUmKothi Hayat Baksh, Lucknow. A view of this beautiful roof and chandelier. It was built during the period of Saadat… https://t.co/YusWnT6Lqc
Retweeted by Hemant @indianchimpanze @sjmhyd @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @PunjabiRooh @kamlesm @tawairkhhttps://t.co/9QhTZMYRUKA naked maiden with stars & zodiac signs pointing towards different parts of her body. Wonder what all this means.… https://t.co/wIYOuqZs2K#Bodhisatva Maitreya(future #Buddha), from Mathura, 2nd century CE sculpture at Musée Guimet @MuseeGuimet?? Land… https://t.co/8hittMjfWJ
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Retweeted by HemantHow did the #Kohinoor diamond become so famous across the world? How did the @V_and_A museum come into being? How d… https://t.co/fvNgKnwzgQ
Retweeted by Hemant @LiveHIndia @V_and_A Interesting threadA Winter Night. Deccan, 1700. Liechtenstein Princely Colln. via Sam Fogg. https://t.co/Bo1I6jw6Id
Retweeted by Hemantਪੀਪਲ ਦੇ'ਆ ਪੱਤੇ'ਆ ਕੇਹੀ ਖੜ ਖੜ ਲਾਈ 'ਆ ਝੜ ਪਾਓ ਪੁਰਾਣੇ'ਆ ਵੇ ਰੁੱਤ ਨਵੇਆਂ ਦੀ ਆਈ 'ਆ peepal dey'aa pattey'aa kehi khaR k… https://t.co/hvjsXFkv2A
Retweeted by HemantCartier & #Patiala Necklace. 23 years after it wowed the West the Patiala Necklace went missing, only to be redisco… https://t.co/ZVkLNhVdoiKanji - a North Indian drink made with black carrots & which can give colas a run for their money, writes Kaushik D… https://t.co/XrKm2rc13QPainted on Glass, this c1850 painting from #Lahore or #Amritsar #Punjab depicts #Guru #GobindSingh with attendants.… https://t.co/po53KGojQm
Retweeted by HemantDelhi Durbar 1903.This souvenir was presented to customers by James Watson & Co,Distillers of Dundee, Scotland. The… https://t.co/Qw8tM1FfuH
Retweeted by Hemant#Mandi 1650 C, #Ram and #Sita returning to Ayodhya from Lanka on #PushpakVimana In the #Ramayana, the Pushpak vi… https://t.co/Zamvw8cUcG
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2/23
2020
18th century Portrait of #LalKunwar, the wife of #Mughal ruler #JahandarShah (ruled 1712 -13) now in… https://t.co/1Zf8O1G4ak
Retweeted by Hemant @a_srinidhi @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @Chemburstudio @PropitiousOn3 @KulbeliTweets @kamlesm @DaakVaak @MedhaviGandhihttps://t.co/gHPhgRNIib @BishtLokinder @JAJafri @PropitiousOn3 @DalrympleWill @tawairkh @zarafshan @IndiaArtHistory @MohdMuzzammilKhttps://t.co/P8VZ2ZrzeJ#Kangra 1840; #Akbar & his entourage on their journey to #Jwalamukhi Temple in Kangra. Assembly of Trimurti, Pancha… https://t.co/XKlFpfOOif
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2/22
2020
On the occasion of Shiv Raatri sharing some pictures here about a Shiv Mandir built by Raja Tikait Rai, minister of… https://t.co/ruL35mHGyX
Retweeted by HemantBlackbirding and the boys from Tanna who never came home writes @fi_pep Thanks @Marrioend for the link. Thousands o… https://t.co/yKAv7pm9jz @kamlesm @MedhaviGandhi @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @Bharati09 @Chemburstudio @BishtLokinderhttps://t.co/wZlhyw42Jd @MedhaviGandhi @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @Bharati09 @kamlesm @Chemburstudio @BishtLokinderhttps://t.co/JKFMyKN2zB @BishtLokinder @DalrympleWill @JAJafri @dpanikkar @ssharadmohhan @MedhaviGandhi @Bharati09 @kamlesm @Chemburstudiohttps://t.co/9JYLeG2NERWomen Only. Two #Pahari works with virtually the same setting, both early 19th cen & equally beautiful. Spot the di… https://t.co/7PNnkJrs50On #Shivratri - I pray to the Lord at the most beautiful temple in Himachal: #Baijnath Temple situated in a small t… https://t.co/ql9rlvM0Ne
Retweeted by HemantWhat I love most about exploring old neighbourhoods of North #Calcutta is that much of it's old streetscapes along… https://t.co/HtClhig8XC
Retweeted by HemantSomething to make you Smile. ⁦@Pupulmimi⁩ ⁦@zarafshan⁩ ⁦@BrarSukhie⁩ ⁦@PropitiousOn3⁩ ⁦@TheSignOfFive⁩ ⁦@s_oworld… https://t.co/ouKcYkps1t
Retweeted by HemantA thunderstorm in #Delhi #NewDelhi #DelhiNCR. From @walters_museum a 19th cent #Bijapur #Hyderabad #DeccaniSchoolhttps://t.co/jR05DkK25L
Retweeted by HemantThe conquests of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the fixed colonies of Sikhs covered the vassal principalities in the hil… https://t.co/3JUO7QvGEp
Retweeted by Hemant#Mandi 18th C. Shiva & Parvati in pahari dress #Shivratri - the main festival of Mandi. A fair or ‘Jatra’ is held w… https://t.co/Ff6wwb02fF
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Retweeted by HemantShiva Parvati. Chokha. Mewar, 1820. Freer Galleries. https://t.co/3GgujRiDdt
Retweeted by HemantLord #Shiva in Ardhnarishwar form standing on Lotus, two angels holding a screen (?) & other Gods in background. Na… https://t.co/W0hFzW3ASC(Close-up) A portrait of a Rajput nobleman, attributed to the Mughal master Manohar Gouache and gold on paper Mugh… https://t.co/kJuZxZQZUm
Retweeted by Hemant(Close-up) Sultan Murad and a Consort, attributed to the Mughal master Manohar Opaque watercolour and gold on paper… https://t.co/vvbRnFkufg
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2/21
2020
@hemantsarin @DalrympleWill A naked maiden wringing out her hair, a bird drinking the drops of water Basohli, circ… https://t.co/jUBO6TssQ0
Retweeted by Hemant @kamlesm @DalrympleWill @IndiaArtHistory @imgarv786 @BistLokinder A lady standing on a chauki squeezing out water f… https://t.co/b2tVsCeotDWish this was frm a magic colouring book where the hidden colours appeared when lightly brushed with water. Did the… https://t.co/B7hFOEe2Yl#Mandi 1770 Vishnu lying in yoganidra, a deeply meditative state of consciousness on his serpent Sheshanaga in the… https://t.co/uR6GCYV77h
Retweeted by Hemant'Guru Amar Das Writing Hymns'. Gouache and watercolour on watercolour paper. 30 x 21 cm. This original painting is… https://t.co/l5AYyjF5ng
Retweeted by HemantThe most spectacular ruins ever stand on Gujarat’s Chorwad beach. Look at the proud remains of the Junagadh Nawabs… https://t.co/2c2I9JKtWy
Retweeted by Hemant @ssharadmohhan @britishlibrary @LostTemple7 @Go_Movie_Mango @punarutthana @PropitiousOn3 @ReclaimTemples @DaakVaakhttps://t.co/dt5S3f7OkK#Kantaji, a magnificent #Radha #Krishna temple constructed in 1722 in #Dinajpur #Rangpur #Bangladesh is one of the… https://t.co/BbbUVkZueC
Retweeted by HemantBowl depicting Faridun, Kava, and Zahhak in an episode from Firdawsi’s Shahnameh late 12th–early 13th century. Min… https://t.co/gMJ92pTBFu
Retweeted by Hemant1940s~Rickshaw Stand , Mussoorie #India #Delhi #Mumbai #Kolkata #Chennai #IndiaHistory #HistoryOfIndia #Mussooriehttps://t.co/Rz6OR4ef7S
Retweeted by HemantA mughal painting of Dara Shikoh attending Sufi Hazrat Mian Mir & his disciple Mullah Shah Badakshan date & artist… https://t.co/BepxVekbVE
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2/20
2020
A Mughal Queen/Princess with another bejewelled lady. Late 17th cen. unknown artist. Work is with the National Muse… https://t.co/XPKIoifd8vRaja Prakash Chand of Guler Guler, 1780 Now in the Lahore Museum https://t.co/QBZf0X5iKI
Retweeted by Hemant @JAJafri After a guerilla war of five months, it was on 7 October 1774 AD, the joined forces of East India Company… https://t.co/KvlM1sKIuo
Retweeted by HemantWas it Really You, Margaret? A Woman’s Deathbed Confession and Cawnpore’s Eternal Mystery #History #Genealogyhttps://t.co/mUHsC2QGeI
Retweeted by HemantGreat Eastern Hotel Co. Ltd Calcutta 1836 https://t.co/tMkjFNxUsl
Retweeted by Hemant'The matter was resolved by borrowing a crane from a nearby sugar factory. Every morning, an astonished cow was hoi… https://t.co/48vaD1aFuH
Retweeted by Hemant'When [Maharaja Vibhuti Narayan Singh of Benares] visited the Nawab of Rampur, he insisted that the first object th… https://t.co/F2Ch9z9CM3
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2/19
2020

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