Oriental and India Office Collection at the British Library

Located in Kings Cross, The Oriental and India Office Collection contains the official records of the India Office (1784-1947), The East India Office (1600-1858), The Board of Control (1784-1858) and the Burma Office (1937-1948).

Carefully preserved and fairly well catalogued the India Office Library contains the best English Language material on India. Sikh material includes photographs, military records and accounts, anthropological studies and numerous gazetteer entries.

In the department of Prints and Drawings are a large number of original paintings and studies of Sikhs in the period 1820-1930, both by Sikh and western artists.

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