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India and British portraiture, 1770-1825

by Mildred Archer

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Published by Sotheby Parke Bernet : Totowa, N.J. : available from Biblio Distribution Centre in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Portrait painting, British -- India -- 18th century.,
    • Portrait painting, British -- India -- 19th century.,
    • India -- Biography -- Portraits.,
    • India -- In art.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMildred Archer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND1327.I44 A72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination536 p. :
      Number of Pages536
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4190220M
      ISBN 100856670545
      LC Control Number80468765

      The history of British painting is intimately linked with the broader traditions of European painting. Kings and queens commissioned portraits from German, Dutch, and Flemish artists. Holbein, Van Dyck, and other eminent foreign portraitists imparted an aura of grandeur to even their most unimposing sitters. During the 18th and 19th centuries. Sir Charles Alfred Bell KCIE CMG (Octo – March 8, ) was the British Political Officer for Bhutan, Sikkim and Tibet. He was known as "British India's ambassador to Tibet" before retiring and becoming a noted : Octo , Calcutta, India.

      The oldest surviving British art includes Stonehenge from around BC, and tin and gold works of art produced by the Beaker people from around BC. The La Tène style of Celtic art reached the British Isles rather late, no earlier than about BC, and developed a particular "Insular Celtic" style seen in objects such as the Battersea Shield, and a number of bronze mirror-backs.   Violence and the Archive: Colonial Photography in Nineteenth-Century British India. My research deals with some of the more extreme elements of nineteenth-century imperial visual culture: photography’s documentation of, and its implication in, acts of colonial and (more rarely) anti-colonial violence in South Asia.

        What these rare images of 19th-century India tell us about colonial rule Written by Oscar Holland, CNN The story of photography in 19th-century India is the tale of a new technological age.   While the declassification of the Netaji files has sparked off a massive debate on the need to rewrite modern Indian history, a yet-to be-published book- Bose: An Indian Samurai-by Netaji scholar and military historian General GD Bakshi claims that former British prime minister Clement Atlee said the role played by Netaji's Indian National Army was paramount in India being granted Independence Author: Rahul Kanwal.


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India and British portraiture, Paperback – January 1, by Mildred Archer (Author)Cited by: India and British portraiture, [Mildred Archer] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Archer. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # English portrait paintings India, Critical studies.

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Everyday India and British portraiture prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Mildred Archer, India and British PortraitureHickey William Hickey, Memoirs, ed. Spencer, 4 vols. This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery,and is as published then.

For the most. Robert Home’s Accounts & Sitters Book, MS copy, National Portrait Gallery Archive, London; Mildred Archer, `India and British Portraiture ′, London, ; Bazett family histoy: The role of the portrait in India between and served as an official chronicle or eye-witness account, as a means of revealing the intimate moments of everyday life, and as a tool for propaganda.

India and British portraiture the proliferation and mastery of Indian portraiture in the Mughal and Rajput courts brought a new level of artistry and style to the genre.

Photography in India in the 19th Century Photography came to India in and various British photographers traveled to India to record the historical monuments and the varied landscape of the country.

In William Armstrong Fallon surveyed in Temples in the Ajanta and Ellora caves and published a book. Books about the Indian Subcontinental Partition These are books, both fiction and non-fiction, dealing with the Partition that affected present-day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Books have been added to the list because they have been recommended by someone who has read g: portraiture. The existence of photography in India can be traced back as early as the 16th century, when the Camera Obscura acted as a mechanism for projecting images.

These early cameras did not fix an image, but only projected images from an opening in the wall of a darkened room onto a surface, turning the room into a large pinhole camera. Portrait of a Nabob: Graphic Satire, Portraiture, and the Anglo-Indian in the Late Eighteenth Century illustrated books about India Scottish artist James Wales, for example, was hired to execute two engravings for James Forbes, In India-related British images, there was an inversionFile Size: KB.

About million Indian soldiers and laborers were serving in the British Indian Army by the time of the Armistice. A total of 60, Indian soldiers were killed or reported missing. Although most of India rallied to the British flag, Bengal and Punjab were less easy to : Kallie Szczepanski.

Mildred Archer, India Observed: India as Viewed by British Artists, London: Victoria & Albert Museum, Tapati Guha-Thakurta, Monuments, objects, histories: institutions of art in colonial and postcolonial India (please note: e-book is only accessible from a Yale computer or using the VPN) Tim Barringer, Geoff Quilley and Douglas Fordham, eds.

Art and the British Empire. Between andabout 30 British portrait painters trained in oil painting and 28 miniaturists in search of commissions travelled to India. Among the earliest European artists who visited India were James Forbes, William Hodges, Tilly Kettle, Johann Zoffany, William and Thomas Daniells, Emily Eden and many other artists.

A too brief history of British portraiture September 23 Picture: Wikipedia. For my FT review of the new NPG show 'The Face of Britain', I fiddled around with the idea of a very short history of British wasn't enough space in the end, and it didn't fit in the piece anyway.

As the British East India Company expanded its purview in South Asia during the late s, great numbers of its employees moved from England to carve out new lives for themselves in India.

As they traveled through the country and encountered unusual flora and fauna, stunning ancient monuments, and exotic new people, they wanted to capture.

Indian English literature (IEL), also referred to as Indian Writing in English (IWE), is the body of work by writers in India who write in the English language and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous languages of early history began with the works of Michael Madhusudan Dutt followed by R.

Narayan, Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao who contributed to Indian. Whereas British rule in India had long been marked by violent revolts and brutal suppressions, the British Army was able to march out of the country with barely a shot fired and only seven casualties. More editions of India and British portraiture, India and British portraiture, ISBN () Softcover, Sotheby Parke Bernet: Totowa, N.J.: available from Biblio Distribution Centre, Portraits from North American Indian Life by Curtis, Edward S.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Indian Mutiny erupted in Maywhen sepoys rose up against the British in Meerut and then massacred all the British they could find in Delhi. Uprisings spread throughout British India. It was estimated that less than 8, of nearlysepoys remained loyal to the British.

The conflicts of and were brutal and bloody, and.