Tiger's Dream Tipu Sultan exhibition

An exhibition on prominent 18th Century South Indian Muslim ruler Tipu Sultan opened yesterday [September 29th] at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Special Exhibitions Gallery. “This exhibition aims to tell the story of Tipu Sultan, a famous South Indian ruler, statesman, patron of the arts, poet, diplomat, a key figure in the late 18th century India,” William Greenwood, MIA Curator for Central Islamic Lands explained during a press tour yesterday. Tipu Sultan’s formidable reputation and strong self-image makes him an extraordinary subject in an exhibition where art, objects and narrative combine to examine the past.

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