The Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta: Conception, Collections, Conservation
Marg Publications, Jan 1, 1997 - Architecture, Colonial - 160 pages
This volume presents the Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta -- its architecture and the collections. Arguably the most important example of British colonial architecture, the museum collections include the finest group in the world of paintings by European artists working in India between circa 1780 and 1830.
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INTRODUCTION Philippa Vaughan 8 A VISIBLE MONUMENT ARCHITECTURAL
POLICIES AND THE VICTORIA MEMORIAL HALL G H R Tillotson 24 THE LAST
THE VICTORIA MEMORIAL
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