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 26 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Sketches of Christianity in North India
By Michael Wilkinson
Published by Seeley, Burnside and Seeley, London - 1844

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View eastwards from the steps behind Mount Mary Church, Bandra, Bom... Read More
 26 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Renaissance in India - Its missionary aspect
By Charles Freer Andrews (1871-1940)
Published by The Church Missionary Society, London - 1912

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 26 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
India in Primitive Christianity
By Arthur Lillie
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London - 1909

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 25 Dec 2016 Rare Paintings
Mother Mary and Child Christ
Mid 18th century, late Mughal, Muhammad Shah period

A masterpiece on a widely different theme foreign to Indian painters, the miniature represents mother Mary with child Jesus in her lap and a number of persons around. They include a bearded tall male in long saffron... Read More
 25 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Astonishing Christmas-themed Mughal miniatures from the courts of Akbar and Jehangir
By Mridula Chari
Scroll.in Dec 25, 2014

Jesuits came to the Mughal court hoping to convert the emperors. Instead, the Indian rulers used Christian images for their own royal propaganda.

When Mughal emp... Read More
 25 Dec 2016 Rare Paintings
Madonna and Child in a Domestic Interior

Painting by Manohar (active ca. 1582–1624)
early 17th century
Mughal

During Akbar’s reign, numerous Christian subjects were copied by Indian artists working from the illustrated Bibles, prints, and paintings that were brought to the Mughal court by J... Read More
 25 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Christian footprint in Mughal India
By B.N.Goswamy
Tribune India - Dec 14, 2014

Pictures of Christian themes were favourites as gifts to be brought by embassies to the emperor and the imperial elite.

We see them everywhere in books on Mughal painting: painters bending over their task, co... Read More
 2 Dec 2016 Rare Paintings
Deposition from cross with rejoicing angels, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1590-1600.

This painting was probably done for the Mughal emperor Jahangir (r.1605–1627) when he was still a prince living in the 1590s at Lahore, the northern capital of the Mughal empire, now in no... Read More
 2 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Jahangir and the Jesuits
By Father Fernao Guerreiro
Translated by C.H. Payne
Published by George Routledge & Sons, London - 1930

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"When Jahangir ascended the throne, Father Xavie... Read More
 25 Dec 2015 Rare Paintings
Felicitation of the Virgin and Child
Kesu Khurd (India, active circa 1580-1600)
Mughal empire, circa 1600
Drawing

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 25 Dec 2015 Sculpture
Christ the Good Shepherd
India, Goa, 17th century
Sculpture
Ivory

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 25 Dec 2015 Rare Paintings
Composition with the Virgin Mary
India, Karnataka, Bijapur (?), circa 1675
Watercolor
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

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 3 Jun 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Why Muslims and Christians are safer in India than most places on earth
By Minhaz Merchant
daily O - 2nd June 2015

Our country, the birthplace of nearly half the world's nine major religions, has long been a haven for the other half.

When the Narendra Modi government took office last M... Read More
 4 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
Virgin Mary and child with Christian priest and attendant.

Painting. Devotion.
On paper.
1610 (circa)

Mughal, India

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 4 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
Virgin and Child - 1605 AD

Single-page drawing after an engraving by the Flemish artist Bernard van Orley (1492-1542). Dedication to Shah Salim Jahangir before his accession to the imperial throne in 1605 and artist's signature at lower left above figure's knee. Void background. Inscribed.
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 4 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The BIBLE
Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke
Printed by Robert Barker, London - 1606

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 14 Mar 2015 Rare Paintings
Madonna and child, cat, opaque watercolour on paper, Hyderabad, late 18th century.

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Madonna and child, with cat, seated on a balcony. A Gothic chapel to the rear.

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 13 Mar 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Jesuit missionaries in northern India and inscriptions on their tombs, Agra (1580-1803)
by H.Hosten
Published in Calcutta - 1907

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In 1600, Fr. Francis Corsi was sent to Lahore to help... Read More
 13 Mar 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The History of Christianity in India : From the commencement of the Christian era
By James Hough
Published by Seeley, Burnside and Seeley, London - 1845

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 13 Mar 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Early Roman Catholic Missions To India: With sketches of Jesuitism, Hindu philosophy, and the Christianity of the ancient Indo-Syrian Church of Malabar
By James Forbes Bisset Tinling
Published by S.W.Partridge & Co., Bristol - 1871

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