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 20 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
The First Christian Mission to the Great Mogul or The story of Blessed Rudolf Acquaviva : And of his four companions in martyrdom of the Society of Jesus
By Francis Goldie
Published by M.H. Gill & Son, Dublin - 1897

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 19 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The History of the Church of Malabar, from the time of its being first discover'd by the Portuguezes in the year 1501 : giving an account of the persecutions and violent methods of the Roman prelates, to reduce them to the subjection of the Church of Rome : together with the Sy... Read More
 19 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Syrian Church in India
By George Milne Rae
Published by William Blackwood and Sons, London - 1892

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 19 Apr 2017 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., London - 1871

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 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier
By Henry James Coleridge (1822-1893)
Published by Burns and Oates, London - 1872
Volume 2

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 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Life And Letters Of St. Francis Xavier
By Henry James Coleridge (1822-1893)
Published by Burns and Oates, London - 1872
Volume 1

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 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Sermon on the Mount (from the end of the Lord's prayer)
By Henry James Coleridge (1822-1893)
Published by Burns and Oates, London - 1882

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Jesus Preaching the Sermon on the Mount
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 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
 18 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Conversion of India
By George Smith
Published by John Murray, London - 1893

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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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 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 Jesui... 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 nort... Read More