India Pavillion at the Great Exhibition

Louis Haghe19th century

Jaipur Virasat Foundation

Jaipur Virasat Foundation
Jaipur, India

This highly detailed and colourful sequence of images was published as a pictorial record of the hugely successful Great Exhibition of 1851.


  • Title: India Pavillion at the Great Exhibition
  • Creator: Louis Haghe , Joseph Nash , David Roberts
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Location: London, UK
  • Physical Dimensions: 35 x 51.5cm
  • Type: Many countries had dedicated areas at the Great Exhibition. This watercolour by Joseph Nash shows an exotic tented space in the India section. Clearly visible in the centre is the ivory and jewel-encrusted throne and that was presented to Queen Victoria by the Maharaja of Travancore.
  • Contributor: From Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851.
  • Medium: Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil
  • Photography: British library

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