Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am
Bhai Ram Singh Papers in Punjabi - A quantity of letters in the Sikh Gurmukhi script addressed to Bhai Ram Singh and his sons - Letters/documents, letter from the Between Ram Singh and his sons, and from Tikka of Patiala, Patiala Palace, Ramgarhia Society, regarding works at various building in Kashmir, Kapurthala, Patiala, Cawnpore, works for Lord Kitchener, plus many more unsorted over 60 letters. Letters are worn and scuffed and some have staining and ageing. A huge archive of an important Sikh architect from the Victorian era. Bhai Ram Singh of Amritsar was a student of Lockwood Kipling and worked under him on various projects including the Mayo School of Art and Lahore Museum. He worked with Kipling on Queen Victoria’s summer house at Osborne in the Isle of Wight and also the Khalsa College.