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Mathur, Saloni.

India by design : colonial history and cultural display / Saloni Mathur.

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007.
Physical Description:
xi, 219 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
N6767.5.V52 M38 2007 (LC)
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Related Content:
Table of contents only
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-209) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art, Indic.
Art, Victorian.
East Indians in art.
India -- In art.
Orientalism in art -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Orientalism in art -- England -- History -- 20th century.

  • Introduction : Colonial patterns, Indian styles
  • The Indian village in Victorian space : the department store and the cult of the craftsman
  • "To visit the Queen" : on display at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886
  • The discrepant portraiture of empire : oil painting in a global field
  • Collecting colonial postcards : gender and the visual archive
  • A parable of postcolonial return : museums and the discourse of restitution
  • Epilogue : Historical afterimages.