ARCHITECTURAL SANKUL’S HERITAGE VISIT
In collaboration with INTACH Nagpur Chapter ‘RELIVE THE PAST’
23rd June 2019,Sunday
Divekar’s Puratan Vastu Sangrahalaya – Home Museum, Trimurti Nagar, Nagpur
After the series of events conducted till date by Architectural Sankul, the most exciting heritage visit with a theme- ‘Relive the Past’ was conducted on 23rd June 2019, Sunday in collaboration with INTACH Nagpur Chapter. This is Architectural Sankul’s 15th exposure to Heritage site.
At the museum, Architect Madhura Rathod and Architect Nitika Ramani, shaded light on museum’s history and the importance of such museums for future generations to experience the past at a glance. Due to overwhelming response for registration, the entry was restricted to 60 visitors’ and they were divided into two batches.
The Divekar’s Puratan Vastu Sangrahalaya- A Home Museum, is located at Trimurti Nagar, Nagpur. Mr. Divekar has affectionately and dedicatedly collected many items and has systematically arranged them in his museum. It includes types of coins, currency notes, clocks, chandelier glasses, variety of clocks, locks, ancient cooking ranges, household accessories, swords, and cameras.
Among all these items, the main attraction at the museum was the Gramophone that still works, Sword of Shrimant Janoji Raje Bhonsale, and the ‘Peshwai Baithak’ (Peshwai sitting arrangement). The intrinsic carvings on the doors, storage units and Peshwai Baithak are outstanding.
Visitors’ experienced the charm of these items that still speaks load about its past. In the feedback, visitors congratulated and appreciated the organization’s efforts. Architectural Sankul is thankful for the overwhelming response, and encouraging feedbacks from Nagpurians’.