Royal Armouries-Sikh Weapons in 3d seminar

  Seminar which featured Royal Armouries Curator of Oriental Collections-Natasha Bennett, Director of the Sikh Museum Initiative-Gurinder Singh Mann and the Technologist-Taran Singh, as they showcase three Sikh objects that have been rendered in stunning 3D. This project aims to bring these treasures to life in amazing detail…

Historical Sikh manuscript recreated in 3D as part of a digital museum exhibit

Sikh manuscript project featured in the Leicester Mercury Thanks to Leicester Mercury/Leicester Live for this article written by Asha Patel. 25th August 2020 It dates back to an Anglo-Sikh battle which took place in India in 1845 The University of Leicester Sikh Manuscript in 3D The historical manuscript…

The Digital Sikh Manuscript MS 241 and the journey from Punjab to Leicester

By Gurinder Singh Mann also published on the University of Leicester website. The Guru Granth Sahib is the holiest scripture of the Sikhs and is venerated by Sikhs across the world. The compositions were written by several of the Sikh Gurus together with compositions from holy saints and…

The Khalsa Army Flag: Anglo Sikh Wars to Digitisation

A Khalsa Army flag found on the battlefields of the Anglo Sikh Wars. Now Recreated in 3d See the video here After the death of the Maharajah, the Sikh Empire battled with the East India Company during the Anglo Sikh Wars of 1845-1846 and 1848-1849.  It was during…

World over, museums are coming home

Great to be featured in Tribune India newspaper, during the lockdown. The Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum is providing a necessary resource to study and understand important aspects of Anglo Sikh history. Virtual galleries are taking us into the world of art, artists and artefacts by Sarika Sharma, Tribune…

The Koh-i-Noor Diamond in 3d: Using technology to reclaim history

A very famous diamond, but what is the history behind it? How can technology bring Sikh artefacts alive? History The history of the Koh-i-Noor or ‘Mountain of Light’ diamond is steeped in myth and anecdote, wars and political intrigue. The diamond was described in 1628 as forming part…

British and the Sikhs by Gurinder Singh Mann

The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship Helion Press ISBN: 9781911628248 Order at www.helion.co.uk Amazon.co.uk Casematepublishing THE BRITISH AND THE SIKHS C1700-1900 DISCOVERY, WARFARE AND FRIENDSHIP BY GURINDER SINGH MANN, (HELION AND COMPANY) A newly published book weaves readers through anecdotes and important events highlighting the remarkable…