The Government Museum and Art Gallery owes its existence to the partition of the country in 1947.
Maitrya, the Future Buddha
Before 1947, the collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts, were housed in the Central Museum (Lahore).
The division of the collection between India and Pakistan took place on April 10th 1948.
About sixty percent of the collection was retained by Pakistan and the remaining forty percent, consisting mainly of Gandharan sculptures and Indian miniature paintings (Mughal and Pahari schools), was handed over to India.
Padmavati, the Jaina Goddess
VIP Meeting (Terracotta) by J.L. Ahuja
Kangra Bride by Shobha Singh