Mukul Dey Archives is a private archive located in a shady tropical garden in the compound of the 75 year old 'Chitralekha' house at Rabindranath Tagore's Shantiniketan. The archives hold the work, collection and papers of pioneer Indian graphic artist Mukul Dey.
It was at Chitralekha that Dey had lived the best part of his life. Treasured here are unpublished terracotta images of Birbhum temples, collotypes of the drawings by Jyotirindranath Tagore, Chitpur colour lithographs, Kalighat pata paintings, Raja Ravi Varma oleographs, Sarada Ukil's works, Rabindranath Tagore's paintings, and rare photographs.
Facilities for doing research in early 20th century Indian art scenario, early Taisho Japan, Japanese imperialism, Sigiriya and Sittanavasal, and terracotta temples of Birbhum are provided.