Prince of Wales Museum of Western India

Prince of Wales Museum of Western India

      museum in Bombay that was begun in 1905 and is housed in a domed building in the Indo-Saracenic style. Its collections include Tibetan art, Chinese porcelain, Mughal and Rājput miniatures, and the Jehangir Art Gallery, completed in 1952. The jewelry and glass collections are also noteworthy. The natural-history section of the museum started with the collection of the Bombay Natural History Society. The history section contains dioramas, and there is a collection of exhibits from the Marāthā period (17th–18th century).

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