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 3 Jul 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India Illustrated with Pen and Pencil
By William Urwick and Edward Payson Thwing
Published by Hurst & Company, New York - 1891

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 24 Jun 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Journal of a tour through part of the snowy range of the Himala Mountains, and to the sources of the rivers Jumna and Ganges
By James Baillie Fraser
Printed for Rodwell and Martin, London - 1820


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 17 Jun 2013 New Books
New Book:
Oriental Scenery: Two hundred years of India's artistic and architectural heritage
Modern photographs by Antonio Martinelli and Text by George Michell
Aquatints by Thomas & William Daniell
Published by Swan-Hill Press - 1998

Review in Hindustan Times New Delhi, April 02, 2011:

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 15 Jun 2013 Article/Essay
Essay:
An Estimation of the Work of Thomas and William Daniell in India
By Shashi Kolar

Thomas and William Daniell, the uncle-nephew team best known for their paintings and aquatints of Indian landscapes that served to popularly introduce the Indian scene to the British public, have remained con... Read More
 15 Jun 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Artificial Empire: The Indian Landscapes of William Hodges
By G. H. R. Tillotson
Published by Routledge - 2000

The role of the visual arts in the assertion of European colonial power has been the subject of much recent investigation and redefinition. This book takes as a groun... Read More
 14 Jun 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Oriental Annual or Scenes in India
By Rev. Hobart Caunter
Twenty-two Engravings from the original drawings by William Daniell
Published by Bull and Churton, London - 1835


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 13 Jun 2013 Article/Essay
36 years old Thomas Daniell and his nephew William, a lad of sixteen, sailed out from Gravesend in April 1785, destined for the East where they were to spend the next eight years. Of humble origins, they arrived in Calcutta via China early in seventeen eighty-six, looking for wealthy patrons, and... Read More
 13 Jun 2013 Article/Essay
William DANIELL
(1769-1837)

Landscape painter and engraver.

Eldest son of William Daniell (d. 1779), an innkeeper, and his wife, Sarah. He was the nephew of the landscape painter, Thomas Daniell (1749-1840).

William Daniell was one of the foremost landscape artists of the early C19th. He acqu... Read More
 13 Jun 2013 New Books
New Book:
Early Views of India: Picturesque Journeys of Thomas and William Daniell, 1786-94
By Mildred Archer
Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd. - 1980

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Obituary:
Mildred Archer
Art historian at the India Office
By Deborah Swallow
The Independent - 2005

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 10 Jun 2013 New Books
New Book:
Daniells’ India | Always twilight
Scenes from 18th century India seen through the eyes of two English traveller-painters
By Somak Ghoshal
Mint, 8 June 2013

Like hundreds of their countrymen, when Thomas and William Daniell, uncle and nephew, landed in Calcutta in 1786 from the far shor... Read More
 27 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Carte De Visite, Illustrations of Anglo Indian Life, Camel Rider, India, 19th century.

"Camel Sowar or Camel Rider"
"Employed for the conveyance of letters and over long distances. The speed, endurance and general utility of the camel are proverbial. Wages Rs. 6- Rs. 8 per month".

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 26 May 2013 Rare Paintings
A physician's wife and family in a carriage drawn by a camel ridden by a servant: suggesting the social importance of the physician, India
Coloured lithograph by F. Jones after Captain G.F. Atkinson.
Published: Day & Son, lithographers to the Queen

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 13 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Anthropology of the Todas and Kotas of the Nilgiri Hills : and of the Bráhmans, Kammálans, Pallis, and Pariahs of Madras City
By Edgar Thurston
Printed by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1896

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 5 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Lesson in progress in a classroom of the Government Male Normal School, Nagpur - 1870

Photograph of a class in progress at the Government Male Normal School at Nagpur in Maharashtra from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series (Volume 46), taken by an unknown photog... Read More
 5 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The education of the women of India
By Minna Galbraith Cowan
Published by Fleming H.Revell Co., New York - 1918


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 5 May 2013 Rare Photographs
Group of mistress and pupils of the Government Normal School, Bombay - 1873

Photograph of a group posed in front of the Government Normal School at Bombay, in Maharashtra from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series (Volume 46), taken by an unknown photographer in c... Read More
 5 May 2013 Rare Photographs
General exterior view of the Free Church of Scotland Mission School, Nagpur - 1870

Photograph of the exterior of the Free Church of Scotland Mission School at Nagpur in Maharashtra from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series (Volume 46), taken by an unknown photogr... Read More
 5 May 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A History of English Education in India (1781-1893)
By Syed Mahmood
Published by The Honorary Sectretary of The MAO College, Aligarh - 1895



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'Missionary School at the bazaar'

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 1 Apr 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Viswaguna Darsana: or Mirror of Mundane Qualities
Translated from the Sanskrit of Venkatachari into English
By Caveli Venkata Ramaswami
Published in Calcutta - 1825


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 31 Mar 2013 Article/Essay
The Kavali Brothers:
Intellectual Life in Early Colonial Madras
By Rama Sundari Mantena

In Thomas Trautmann's - The Madras School of Orientalism: Producing Knowledge in Colonial South India
Published by Oxford University Press - 2009

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