The Prince of Wales Museum was designed and built to represent the ancient and medieval architectural styles of western India. The museum exhibits the varied styles and phase of Indian paintings ranging from the 11th and 12th century’s illustrated palm leaf manuscripts to early 19th century Pahari paintings. The exquisite examples of all the main schools of miniature painting are on view - Rajput,
, Phari, and Deccani. One can also view the Mughal and Rajasthani schools of the 16th to 19th centuries that emerged out of past influences, indigenous Indian as well as Persian, Turkish and central Asian.