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 30 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Lord William Bentinck
By Demetrius C. Boulger
Printed at The Clarendon Press, Oxford - 1897

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EDUCATION

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 30 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
The original record can be viewed at the National Archives of India site:

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The 'actual' Macaulay's Minute on Education, by the Hon'ble T. B. Macaulay, dated the 2nd February 1835.

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 25 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Open letters to Lord Curzon on famines and land assessments in India
By Romesh Chunder Dutt (1848-1909)
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Tr?bner & Co., London - 1900

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 23 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Famines, their Causes and Prevention
By Romesh Chunder Dutt (1848-1909)
Published by P.S.king & Son, London - 1901

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 21 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
The Proclamation of Queen Victoria as Empress of India at the Imperial Durbar at Delhi on 1 January 1877.

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 21 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India in the Victorian Age - An economic history of the people
By Romesh Chunder Dutt (1848-1909)
Published Kegan Paul, Trench, Turner & Co., London - 1904

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 18 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
A View From The King's Barracks, Fort St. George, Madras - 1804

Plate two from '24 Views in Indostan by William Orme'. This aquatint was prepared Richard Bankes Harraden (1778-1862) after an original by Francis Swaine Ward (1736-94). Fort St. George was established by the British East India Comp... Read More
 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
St Joseph's Church, Lucknow - 1874

This photograph of the St. Joseph's Church from 'The Lucknow Album: containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali c.1874. The Roman Catholic Church of St. Joseph was built in 1860 by Father Raphael of Livorno at the... Read More
 18 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
The Church in Karachi, Pakistan - 1860

This photograph was taken in the 1860s to form part of an album entitled 'Photographs of India and Overland Route'. It shows the Church of the Holy Trinity in Karachi in modern-day Pakistan. Commenced in 1852 and completed in 1855, the church was designed b... Read More
 18 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
St Mary's Church in Fort St George, Madras - 1851

Photograph of St. Mary?s Church in Fort St George, Madras, Tamil Nadu, taken by Frederick Fiebig in c.1851. St Mary?s Church is the oldest surviving Anglican church in the East. Built by Sir Streynsham Master, Governor of Madras between 1678-81, ... Read More
 18 Apr 2017 Rare Photographs
The English Church, Delhi - 1860

Photograph from an album of 80 albumen prints taken by Eugene Clutterbuck Impey. Colonel James Skinner raised the famous cavalry corps in India known as Skinner's Horse. Skinner (1778-1842) was of mixed parentage, born of a Scottish father and Rajput mother. At t... Read More
 11 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Economic History of India under early British Rule - From the rise of the British power in 1757 to the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837.
By Romesh Chunder Dutt
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London - 1916

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 2 Apr 2017 Rare Paintings
Sikh Railway Train - 1870
Lahore

A Railway Train in two sections. The upper has four coaches with men and women passengers, Sikh and British. The lower has two coaches and an engine. The train is symbolic of the new Punjab. Railways reached the Punjab in the early 1860's and the Sikhs had been c... Read More
 2 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Railways as Connected with British Empire in the East
By William Patrick Andrew
Published W. H. Allen & Co., London - 1884

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The ghats at Khandala, with mountain railway - 1878

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 2 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Colonization, Defence, and Railways in our Indian Empire
By Hyde Clarke
Published by John Weale, London - 1857

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 30 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Intimate glimpses of life in India; a narrative of observations, educational, social and religious, in the winter of 1899-1900
By George Trumbull Ladd (1842-1921)
Published by Richard G. Badger, Boston - 1919

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
India under British rule from the foundation of the East India Company
By James Talboys Wheeler (1824-1897)
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1886

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
British beginnings in western India : 1579-1657
An account of the early days of the British factory of Surat
By Hugh George Rawlinson
Published by Clarendon Press at Oxford - 1920

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 28 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The English factories in India, 1618-1669
A calendar of documents in the India Office, British Museum and Public Record Office
By Sir William Foster (1863-1951)
Published by Clarendon Press at Oxford - 1906

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 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