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 6 Jun 2019 Rare Paintings
The Great Imambara of Asaf al-Daula, Lucknow - 1795

Watercolour of the Great Imambara of Asaf al-Daula, Lucknow, part of the Hyde collection by an anonymous artist working in the Murshidabad style in c. 1790-1800. Inscribed on the back in pencil and ink: 'Emaumbarree at Lucknow.'

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 23 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
South entrance, Chenna Kesava Temple, Belur - 1895

This photograph of the Chennakeshava Temple, Belur taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'.This temple was built at the behest of the Hoysalan king Vishnuvardhana in 1117 AD. The ... Read More
 23 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Kesava Temple At Belur - Volume 1
By Ramanujapuram Narasimhachar
First published in Volume 63 of Indian Historical Researches - 1911

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 22 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
Carved friezes at base of the Keshava Temple shrine at Somnathpur - 1865

Photograph of a detail of carved friezes at base of the Keshava Temple shrine at Somnathpur, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1860s from the 'Photograph album of Major General Jackson Muspratt Muspratt-Williams'. The... Read More
 22 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Kesava Temple At Somanathapur - Volume 2
By Ramanujapuram Narasimhachar
First published in Volume 64 of Indian Historical Researches - 1916

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 21 Jun 2017 Rare Photographs
Details of carvings at the Prasanna Chennakesava temple, Somnathpur - 1895

This photograph of the Prasanna Chennakesava temple, Somnathpur taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'. The Keshava Temple at Somnathpur near Mysore, comp... Read More
 20 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies In Indian Temple Architecture
By Pramod Chandra
Published American Institute of Indian Studies - 1975

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Photograph of the shrine of the Kailasanatha Temple, Chingleput District, K... Read More
 17 Jun 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Interpreting an Architectural Past - Ram Raz and the Treatise in South Asia
By Madhuri Desai
Published by: University of California Press on behalf of the Society of Architectural Historians -2102

he process of modern knowledge-making in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century South... Read More
 16 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Summary Of The Manasara
By Prasanna Kumar Acharya
Published by E.J. Brill Ltd., London - 1918

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The Vedas, in particular Atharva veda and Sthapatya veda, describe many kinds of arts and crafts i... Read More
 15 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Manasara On Architecture And Sculpture
By Prasanna Kumar Acharya
Published by Oxford University Press, London - 1933

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?A Vimana consisting of three stories,? (from Ram Raz, Essay on the ... Read More
 13 Jun 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
The Ram Raz Collection
By Dr. Jennifer Howes ? South Asia Specialist, Art Historian
Published in Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

In the Royal Asiatic Society?s library, there are 55 drawings that were used to illustrate the first ever attempt to interpret Sanskrit vastu... Read More
 13 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
Essay on the Architecture of the Hind?s
By Ram Raz
Native Judge and Magistrate at Bangalore; Corresponding Member of The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Published for The Royal Asiatic Society by John William Parker, London - 1834

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 11 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Temple Architecture
By F. H. Gravely
Printed by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1936

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At the Chamundi Temple in Mysore - 1855
Photograph
By Willam Henry Pigou

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 11 Jun 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Designing a New Hoysaḷa Temple in Karnataka
By Adam Hardy
Professor of Asian Architecture, The Welsh School pf Architecture

"Designing a New Hoysaḷa Temple in Karnataka." In Proceedings of 2009 Conference of European Association of South Asian Archaeology and Art. Vienna, Austria: Univer... Read More
 7 Jun 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Art and Architecture of Bikaner State
By Hermann Goetz
Published by Bruno Cassirer, Oxford - 1950

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 3 May 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Srirangam Temple - Art and Architecture
By Dr. V.N. Hari Rao
Published by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati - 1967

Srirangam is famous for its Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, a major pilgrimage destination for Hindus (especially Srivaishnavites) and the largest temple com... 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
 15 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Chola Temples of Thanjavur, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram
By Calambur Sivaramamurti
Published by The Director General of Archaeology of India, New Delhi - 1960

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General view of main sanctuary and tower, with mandapa in... 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