From merchants to emperors: British artists and India, 1757-1930
Cornell University Press, 1986 - Art - 231 pages
During the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, the British established a presence in India that was to last over three centuries. Throughout these years of British control, exciting moments of discovery occurred as the two cultures met and interacted.
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Foreword by Charles Ryskamp
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