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Furniture from British India and Ceylon : a catalogue of the collections in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum / Amin Jaffer assisted in Salem by Karina Corrigan and with a contribution by Robin D. Jones ; photographs by Mike Kitcatt, Markham Sexton and Jeffrey Dykes.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Corrigan, Karina.
Jaffer, Amin.
Publication
Salem, Mass. : Peabody Essex Museum in association with V&A Publications
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Forewords 8 NORIHERN INDIA 272 -- Acknowledgements 10 Delhi and Amritsar: Ivory Boxes and Boxes -- Notes to the reader 12 with Ivory Miniatures (98-103) 274 -- Introduction 14 Dehi (104) 281 -- Map 25 Etawah and Tonk (105-7) 283 -- Hoshiarpur, Chiniot and Lahore (108-15) 285 -- 1. Life in Early British India 26 Kashmir (116-21) 294 -- Luckno-w ( 22-3) 302 -- 2. Furnishings and the Domestic Interior 51 k (22-3) -- Mainpuri (124-5) 305 -- 3. The Availability and Acquisition Simla, ( 2 308 -- Simla (126) 308 -- of Furniture 76 -- 4. The Indian Consumption of Western WESTERN INDIA 310 -- Furniture and Decorative Articles 106 Baroda (127) 312 -- Bombay, Surat and Ahmedabad: Micromosaic -- CATALOGUE Boxes (128-50) 313 -- SOUTHERN INDIA 128 Bombay(151-74) 330 -- Coromandel Coast (cat. nos 14) 130 -- Kunul (5-6) 143 CEYLON (SRI LANKA) 360 -- Madras City(7-11) 145 Introduction by Robin Jones 362 -- Mysore and Canara: Cared Sandalwood (12-24) 149 Ceylon Unspecified (1758) 366 -- Mysore City: IvoryInlay(25-7) 160 Galle District (179-90) 370 -- Travancore: Ivory Work (28-9) 166 -- Travancore:KoftgariWork(30-31) 170 UNATTRIBUTED FURNITURE -- (191-200) 384 -- Vizagapatam (32-68) 172 (191-200) 384 -- EASTERN INDIA 222 Appendix: Customs Values for Domestic Goods -- Exported from Britain to the East Indies between -- Baudh (69) 224 1700 and 1900 395 -- Benares (70) 228 Glossary of Trms 396 -- Calcurra (71-2) 230 Glossary of Materials by Adam Bowen 398 -- Calcutta: Micromosaic Boxes (73-6) 233 Bibliography 400 -- Monghyr(77-9) 235 Concordance ofMuseum -- Murshidabad and Berhampur (80-90) 238 and Catalogue Numbers 410 -- Nagina(91-3) 264 Index 411 -- Parna and Bareilly (94-7) 267.
Date
2001.
Description
416 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 400-409) and index.
ISBN
0883891174
GUSN
146498
Call Number
Coll. NK2647.J34 2001
Other People and Orgs
Peabody Essex Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum
Descriptive terms
Furniture
Furniture, Colonial
Material Type
Catalogs.
Places
England London
India
India.
Massachusetts Salem
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka.

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