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Tipu Sultan Museum, Srirangapatna
 




Tipu Sultan Museum, Srirangapatna




1 : Daria Daulat Bagh
Daria Daulat Bagh a historical monument with national importance located in Srirangapatna, is actually the part Tipu Sultan's grand palace. The museum exhibits on the ground floor of the palace in four corner rooms which were earlier the Zenana Quarters.
The rooms that are turned into the museum are well furnished with royal interiors, consisting of oil paintings, the royal portrays of Mysore's Tiger, Tipu Sultan in the shades of pencil sketching. Despite this, the royal museum displays, his kingdom's engravings, coins, medals, costumes, weapons, and furniture.
The royal sketching of portrays is not bound with Tipu Sultan but other aquatints also depict the royal family of Tipu Sultan and other administrative or important members. The sketches of family and other important members are believed to be crafted by English artist, Thomas Hickey.

There are total 18 pencil sketches in the museum which explains the pride of Mysore King Tipu Sultan with his Seven Sons. The portrays and Tipu Sultan's sketching are being painted by G.F. Cherry and John Zoffany too.
The collective collections of coins which were used during the ruling power of Tipu Sultan are magnificent which include, Double paisa, Half paisa, Paisa, Quarter paisa and One-eighth paisa. which were issued in the ruling power of Tipu Sultan in cities like Bangalore, Chitaldurg, Calicut, Gooty, Dindigul and Srirangapatna.
Even in the administrative rule during Tipu Sultan, they introduced various kind metal medals to celebrate the victory, those medals are made in three metals, copper, silver, and bronze, which are now publicly displayed in the museum.

Moreover these kingdom's pride elements, there is the set of royal vogue of Tipu Sultan is also exhibited in the museum. Displayed clothes of Mysore Tiger include, silk coat, straw hat and an embroidery pajama, which was one of the sets of used clothes by Tipu Sultan.
Museum also exhibits two silver carved bowls which were gifted by him to the Ranganathaswami temple, other additional displayed objects consisted of furnishing decors like chairs, sofa, rosewood roundtable, resting royal couch
Other insertions of the royal era include a manuscript which is written on handmade paper in the Persian language with the administrative and military code of regulations, some armed weapons like iron cannons, guns, daggers, swords, pistols, rifles and shoulder muskets.


Daria Daulat Bagh
Srirangapatna, Karnataka 571438, India
+91 97399 72206

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