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 22 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
INDIA- The landscape, the monuments and the people
By Martin Hurlimann
Published by D.B. Taraporevala and Sons, Bombay - 1932

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Martin Hürlimann (12 November 1897 in Zürich – 4 Ma... Read More
 22 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Delhi, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri
By Martin Hurlimann
With 127 pictures in monochrome and 14 colour paltes
Published by Thames and Hudson, London - 1965

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 5 Jul 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Jews In India And Far East
By J. Henry Lord
First published by Mission Press, Kolhapur - 1907

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 5 Jul 2017 Rare Photographs
An Armenian Jewess - 1870

Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of a young lady wearing an exotici mixture of eastern and European clothes. The inscripiton indicates that she comes from a Jewish merchant community which felt happier in the business environment of the day in adopting a Christian v... Read More
 28 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in South Indian Jainism
By Ramaswami Ayyangar and B. Seshagiri Rao
Published by The Vizianagaram Maharaja's College - 1922

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 27 Jun 2017
Digital Rare Book :
The Gangas of Talakad
By M.V. Krishna Rao
Published by B.G. Paul & Co., Calcutta - 1936

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Though territorially a small kingdom, the Western Ganga contribution to polity, culture and literature o... Read More
 25 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
View from the east towards the Jagannatha Temple, Puri, with the bazaar in the foreground - 1892

Photograph of the Jagannatha Temple, Puri from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by William Henry Cornish in c.1892. Puri is one of the holiest places of Hinduism and is particula... Read More
 25 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
Entrance to the Jagannatha Temple, Puri - 1865

Photograph of the Lion Gateway (Singhadwara) of the Jagannatha Temple at Puri from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series (volume 21, 'a' numbers), taken by Henry Dixon in the early 1860s. Puri, a town on the east coast ... Read More
 23 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
Temple with sculptured fa?ades near the Chennakeshvara Temple at Belur - 1865

Photograph of a temple with sculptured fa?ades near the Chennakeshva Temple at Belur from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series (volume 24: 'a' numbers), taken by Henry Dixon in the 1860s.... Read More
 23 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
East Entrance of the Chennakeshava temple at Belur - 1895

Photograph from an album of 40 albumen prints by Edmund David Lyon.View looking towards the mandapa (hall) of the Chennakeshava temple at Belur in Karnataka, showing the elaborate carving on the enclosing walls. The temple, dedicated to K... Read More
 15 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
Brihadishvara Temple complex in Thanjavur - The pyramidal gateway at entrance - 1868

Photograph of the Brihadishvara Temple complex in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu from the 'Photographs to Illustrate the Ancient Architecture of Southern India' collection, taken by Edmund David Lyon in c. 1868. Thanjavu... Read More
 15 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
View from the north-west of the lower part of the fa?ade of the main tower of the Brihadishvara Temple, Thanjavur - 1892

Photograph of the Brihadishvara Temple complex at Thanjavur from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections taken by Alexander Rea in c. 1892. Thanjavur was established an... Read More
 12 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
General view from outside of the west gopura of the Ramalingeshvara Temple, Rameswaram - 1895

Photograph of the Ramalingeshvara temple at Rameswaram, in Tamil Nadu, taken by Alexander Rea in c.1890, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This temple complex is situated on the sacre... Read More
 12 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
View of the interior of the south gopura of the Ramalingeshwara Temple, Rameswaram - 1882

Photograph of the south gopura of the Ramalingeshvara Temple at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, taken by Nicholas and Company in c.1882, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This temple complex is... Read More
 12 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
Rameswaram Pagoda, Island of Paumben. Entrance passage as seen from west gateway - 1868

Photograph of the Ramalingeshvara Temple complex in Rameswaram from the 'Photographs to Illustrate the Ancient Architecture of Southern India' collection, taken by Edmund David Lyon in c. 1868. This complex i... Read More
 10 Jan 2017 Rare Photographs
Nandi in the Temple grounds, Tanjore - 1895

Photograph from the Elgin Collection: 'Autumn Tour 1895. Vol II' of the pavilion with the monolithic bull Nandi in the Brihadishvara Temple complex at Thanjavur, taken by Nicholas and Company in the 1890s. The Brihadishvara Temple built by the Chola ki... Read More
 28 Nov 2016 Rare Photographs
The Kampani ka kot'hi (the East India Company factory), Painam, Sonargaon - 1872

Photograph of the East India Company factory, Painam, Sonargaon in Bangladesh, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by W. Brennand in 1872. Sonargaon was a noted producer of the celebrated Dhak... Read More
 19 Nov 2016 Rare Photographs
Shroffs, Money Changers - 1863

Studio portrait of shroffs or money changers at Delhi in India, taken by Shepherd and Robertson in c.1863. This image of two men, seated with account books and piles of coins, is reproduced as illustration number 185 in Volume IV of John Forbes Watson's 'The People... Read More
 19 Nov 2016 Rare Photographs
Book writers - 1895

Photograph of three Hindu priests writing religious texts in the modern-day state of Jammu and Kashmir, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1890s. This thre members of this group of Brahmins, members the priestly caste, are engaged in copying out sacred texts from which t... Read More
 19 Nov 2016 Rare Photographs
Delhi Bankers - 1863

Photograph of a full-length group portrait of four seated men, described as bankers in the caption, from Delhi in India, taken by Shepherd and Robertson in c.1863.

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