'The Tiger and the Thistle' exhibition brought together the history of two continents, and involved a great number of individuals and institutions over many years.Many of them have subsequently been involved in the preparation of this multi-media essay, and we warmly acknowledge their generous support, assistance, advice and encouragement:.

Main Exhibition Sponsor
Murray Beith Murray WS, Solicitors and Asset Managers

Exhibition Supporters
HarperCollins Publishers
Sir James Cayzer Bt

Exhibition Donors
Stewart Ivory & Co. Ltd
The Inchcape Foundation
Vend˘me Luxury Group Ltd

Outreach Programme Sponsors
Arts and Business

For travel and research in India:
The Nehru Trust for the Indian Collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum
The General Palit Military Studies Trust

For permission to reproduce images of works in their collections:
Her Majesty The Queen

Aberdeen The Gordon Highlanders Museum
J.R.Barrett, Esquire
Barnard Castle, The Bowes Museum
The Trustees of the Blair Charitable Trust, Scotland
Dublin The National Gallery of Ireland
Edinburgh, The National Gallery of Scotland
Edinburgh, The National Library of Scotland
Edinburgh, The Royal Botanic Garden
Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy
Edinburgh, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Edinburgh, The Trustees of The National Museums of Scotland
Edinburgh, The Trustees of The National Museums of Scotland: The National War Museum of Scotland
London, The British Library (Oriental and India Office Collections)
London, The British Museum
London, The National Army Museum
London, The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
London, The Tate Gallery
John MacLeod of MacLeod, 29th Chief, Dunvegan Castle, Skye
Otto Money
The National Trust
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Paris: Département des Sculptures, Musée du Louvre
Preston Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Sèvres Archives, Musée National de Sèvres
The Henry Steuart Fothringham Archive Trustees
Robin Wigington, Esquire
and also those who wish to remain Anonymous

In addition, the following have given invaluable support to the project

The late A.V.B.Norman, for dedicated and disciplined scholarship; for inspiration, including the title of the Exhibition; for his encouragement and unfailing support
At The National Galleries of Scotland:
The Registrar's Department, especially Joan Battersby; Sheila Perry; Janice Slater
Victoria Dickie, Director of Development
Kenneth McLeod, IT Manager
Helen Smailes, Assistant Keeper, Scottish Collections, National Gallery of Scotland
At SCRAN, the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network,
Bruce Royan, Chief Executive, Lesley Judge and Graham Turnbull
At Lewis Multimedia - Alan Hepburn, Mike Peacock, David Lewis

In India
Tmt Gariyali, Commissioner of Archives, Tamil Nadu
The late Professor M.M.Husine
Brigadier and Mrs S M A Lee, British High Commission
Jyoti Makhija, formerly of The British Council, Chennai (Madras)
Mohammad Moienuddin, Chairman, Tipu Sultan Research Institute and Museum
General M Palit, General Palit Military Studies Trust
R.L.Piplani, The Nehru Trust
Sujata Sen, The British Council, Calcutta
In Scotland
The Rt Hon the Countess of Airlie
Malcolm Appleby
John Batty
Sir Gerald Elliot
Mohindra Dhall and the Scottish Indian Arts Forum
Mrs A Munro Fergusson
Bruce Hinch
Miss Isobel Moore
Jacqueline Polakowska
The late Miss Margaret Tait
And also
The staff of The Royal Collection
Mrs J.H.Buddle
Mr and Mrs T Chudleigh
Jerry Losty, and all the staff of the British Library (Oriental and India Office Collections)
Tim Miller
Lennox Money
Richard and Leonée Ormond
Mme Tamara Préaud, Musée Nationale de Sèvres
Lucia Scalisi
M.Guilhem Scherf, Musée du Louvre
Annette Strover
Dr Deborah Swallow (Senior Chief Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum)
and all the staff of the Indian and South Asian Department
Theon and Rose-marie Wilkinson and BACSA

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