A Selection of Late 18th & Early 19th Century Indian Botanical Paintings: Recording the Indigenous and Introduced Flora of the Subcontinent, Commissioned by the Honourable East India Company and Executed in Watercolor by Native Artists, Variously Lent from the Collections of the British Museum (Natural History), India Office Library, Linnean Society of London & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1980 - Art - 72 pages
A selection of late 18th and early 19th century Indian botanical paintings recording the indigenous and introduced flora of the subcontinent, commissioned by the Honourable East India Company and executed in watercolor by native artists, variously lent from the collections of the British Museum (Natural History), India Office Library, Linnean Society of London, and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Exhibition catalogue with introductoy essays by Stuart Cary Welch, Curator of Hindu and Muslim Paintings, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, and Special Consultant for Islamic Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and by Phyllis I. Edwards, formerly Botany Librarian, British Museum (Natural History). Preface by John V. Brindle.
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