Custodians of the Past: 150 Years of the Archaeological Survey of India

By: Gautam Sengupta and Abha Narain Lambah (eds)

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This commemorative volume celebrates ISO years of the establishment of the Archaeological Survey of India, the country's premier organization committed to the preservation and care of its national monuments. The book offers a brief narrative of the foundation and history of the AST, lavishly illustrated with images selected from the Survey's vast photographic and drawing archives. The early photographic images from the 19th and beginning of the 20th century printed here include some never before published photographs of India's monuments as well as rare photographs showing archaeological excavations and conservation works in progress, and provide a visual overview of the subcontinent's greatest monuments. Printed Pages: 220.

Title: Custodians of the Past: 150 Years of the Archaeological Survey of India

Author Name: Gautam Sengupta and Abha Narain Lambah (eds)

Categories: India, Archaeology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Archaeological Survey of India: 2012

ISBN: 9789350861998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 037740

Keywords: Custodians Past Archaeological Survey of India