Earlier this month, Mehrangarh Museum’s landmark exhibition “Peacock in the Desert : Royal Arts of Jodhpur” opened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH).  This exhibition celebrates the history & grandeur of the Jodhpur-Marwar region at one of the biggest museums of America.  What a proud moment for India! There are about 250 objects that have traveled outside the walls of the Mehrangarh fort for the first time, and here’s a look into some of the highlights ! Jodhpur:…

Contributed by: Susmita Biswas Have you ever had to retrieve and preserve family photo albums at your grandmother’s home? It was an annual ritual at my grandmother’s home to replace the butter papers in between pages and air out the photos, so they don’t get moist and catch mould. We would even use a little dusting powder on the butter paper, just to make sure the paper does not get stuck to the photographs. It was a fun activity because…

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