The Haberdashery Edit
He was deposed, brought to Britain in 1854, and paraded like a conquest of empire.
Duleep Singh is as much a conquest of empire as the famed Koh-i-Noor diamond he is claimed to have “gifted” to the crown. He is procured, coveted, treasured and locked away like a jewel.
Yet, the last Maharajah of Takht-e-Lahore remains to be one of the first ambassadors of everything 'west' about the subcontinent!