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    Brass replica of British Crown in the marble hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan

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    The Marble Hall displays rare portraits of the Viceroys and British Royalty. It also showcases sculptures and artifacts of the British period, including life size marble statues of King George V and Queen Mary. Also on display are Coats of Arms of Governors-Generals and Viceroys.

    Museum has etchings of Thomas Daniel and William Daniel and autographed photographs of several Heads of States. Also on display are a number of gift items received by the President during visits abroad or during India and from visiting Heads of State at New Delhi including a dry sunflower which adorned the mortal remains of Mahatma Gandhi on January 31, 1948, 1 K.M. long thread of superfine Khadi spun by a weaver in Nadia Dist. (West Bengal), the 640 Kg. silver chair used by King Emperor at the Delhi Durbar in 1911-12.

    Source: presidentofindia.nic.in/


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