February 21, 2017

During the trade boom in the 19th century, many traders made fortunes by collaborating with the East India Company or by starting their own businesses in the port towns of Mumbai and Kolkata. These Marwari merchants mostly hailed from a region in north eastern Rajastha...

February 15, 2017

Yesterday, the author Ilay Cooper was giving a conference at Mody University for the new edition of his book The painted towns of Shekhawati.

On this occasion, conservation interns at Le Prince Haveli, Léa, from the Institut National du Patrimoine of Paris (France), and...

February 14, 2017

Removing the whitewash to uncover the original Arayish.

Arayish is a mixture of marble and shell powder, sugar, lime and curd; a delicate, complex and expensive recipe which unfortunately is rarely used today.

In 1999, all the columns were painted in order to hide dust a...

February 12, 2017

We were very happy to welcome today students from Mody University in Laxmangarh for the training workshop at Le Prince Haveli. Every Sunday, 5 students will participate in the restoration of the frescoes and learn from our experts.

February 10, 2017

On Thursday February 9th, Le Prince Haveli celebrated the beginning of the Shekhawati Project with a cocktail and an evening buffet. The night started with a press conference given by Cécile Charpentier, Project Manager, Jean Pouvelle, Historian specialized in the Shek...

February 7, 2017

This morning, three scaffoldings arrived from Mody University in Laxmangarh in the second courtyard and the main facade. This is announcing the beginning of our three months training workshop! 

Come and visit us at Le Prince Haveli to have more information abo...

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