Archer, Mildred: COMPANY DRAWINGS IN THE INDIA OFFICE LIBRARY. London, 1972. xiv, 298 pp. 2 colour plates, 74 b/w illustrations. Indexes. 25x19 cm. Cloth.
During the 18th and 19th centuries, Indian artists were commonly employed by the British East India Company and its servants to illustrate the manner and custom of India. Their work, known under the general term 'Company Painting' is represented in the IOL by almost 3000 examples, a representative selection being shown here.
Subjects: Painting Foreigners in
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Was item 135 in printed List 194.
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