pakistan and nepal culture
Farooq Jehan Taimuri presenting a show on Radio Pakistan. she was the first women employee to work full time.
This is a photo of General Ayub Khan addressing the nation through Radio Pakistan.
his panel depicts six Kushan soldiers in conversation. The Kushan Empire of the 1st to 4th centuries CE ruled parts of present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan.
During WWI, the exile of the ruling Rana family from Nepal forced them to search for suitable marriages alliances for their many daughters elsewhere, finding success in the Rajput courts.
The inscription on this sculpture honors the parents of the individuals who commissioned the statue: a merit-making activity for the deceased parents to be in Sukhavati Paradise.
This monumental work, one of the largest Nepalese scroll paintings (paubha) in the world, depicts the temple of Rato Macchendranath in the ancient kingdom of Patan in the Kathmandu Valley.
Many people in Kathmandu live in rented rooms in shoddily-built, hastily erected buildings.
The Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum’s collection of clay models and dioramas document the people, lifestyles, occupations and cultures of Mumbai from the late 19th to the early 20th century.
Here the eight-armed goddess of long life Ushnishavijaya sits framed by an ornate stupa. An inscription on the back follows the shape of the stupa.
his painting depicts the eleventh abbot of Ngor Monastery, Sanggye Sengge (1504-1569), a great patron of the arts, holding a golden vase of longevity.
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Royal Ontario Museum
Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum
The Citizens Archive of Pakistan
Nepal Children's Art Museum
Rubin Museum of Art
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