Art and Culture

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Giles Tillotson
Thomas Daniell (1749–1840) and his nephew William Daniell (1769–1837) travelled extensively in India between 1786 and 1793. On their return to Britain they produced many paintings, drawings and prints based on the sketches they had made while travelling. The 144 aquatint prints, collectively known…
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Lakshmi Swaminathan
Axelby, Richard. Pastures New: Pastoral Development and the Determination of Grazing Access in the Indian Himalayas (Unpublished doctoral dissertation), University of London, 2005.   Axelby, Richard. ‘Chamba Valley, Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh.’ In Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and…
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Dr Maneet Kaur
Books in English   Aijazuddin, F.S. Pahari Paintings and Sikh Portraits in the Lahore Museum. London, New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1977.   All about Sikh. Art and Architecture of Harimandir Sahib: The Golden Temple. Online at (…
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Anju Bala
  The history of art schools in India can be traced back to the British era, as many of these schools were established by the British almost 170 years ago. In the second half of the 19th century, the British administration established art schools in the presidency capitals of Madras, Calcutta, and…
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Anju Bala
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Anju Bala
This module discusses the emergence of the Government School of Art and Craft, Shimla, under the leadership of one of the most versatile artists, Sardari Lal Parasher.   Due to the Partition of India, Lahore—the nucleus of artistic and cultural activities in Punjab and the founding place of the…
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