Tipu's Tigers by Susan Stronge
Embark on a journey of discovering the life of Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore. The famous ruler, a divisive historical figure renowned for his opposition to the British who fought until his death in 1799. The book unveils his story and brings to life his treasures such as his throne, textiles and weapons, all decorated with iconic tiger forms, patterns and imagery.
This book is part of the Rubaiyat Qatar Exhibition, which mixes cutting-edge contemporary art production with more traditional historical research as a way of exploring the creative potential of art. The historical part of the collection is augmented by a display of modern and contemporary objects that chart the shifting historical treatment of Tipu as hero and villain.
Printed in UK
Author: Susan Stronge
Dimension: 24.1 cm x 1.9 cm x 20.6 cm
Weight: 608 g Material: Paper