Author:Giles Tillotson


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Taj Mahal

By: Giles Tillotson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK, Penguin Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024700

ISBN: 0143065297

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 199 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Painting and Photography: At The Jaipur Court

By: Giles Tillotson & Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Eds)

Price: $77.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2016

Seller ID: 107542

ISBN: 9789385285240

Condition: New

From its very inception in 1727, Jaipur has drawn upon the arts to carve a niche for itself. This book tells the story of the visual arts in Jaipur over a period of more than two centuries, highlighting the dual roles of its rulers as patrons who commissioned works from their own court artists, and as collectors who acquired works from elsewhere. In the special case of Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II, it also encompasses the creation of art, as he was an accomplished amateur photographer.The story begins with paintings from the 18th century, from the period of the founder Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh ... View more info

James Tod's Rajasthan: The Historian and His Collections (Vol. 59, No. 1)

By: Giles Tillotson (ed.)

Price: $66.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019790

ISBN: 8185026807

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 136 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Jaipur City Palace

By: Vibhuti Sachdev & Giles Tillotson (Authors)

Price: $16.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108618

ISBN: 8174365699

Condition: New

The City Palace of Jaipur was established in 1727 by one of the most distinguished figures in Indian history, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who is remembered today as a statesman and astronomer. From the date of its foundation until 1949, his palace served as the main residence of Sawai Jai Singh's successors and as the centre of the Jaipur court administration. Today the palace includes a privately owned museum of courtly arts. Historically one of India's most important royal complexes, the Jaipur City Palace was always much more than the residence of a maharaja. It was also a site of religiou... View more info

Building Jaipur: The Making of an Indian City

By: Vibhuti Sachdev and Giles Tillotson

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, UK, Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020482

ISBN: 0195663535

Condition: New

Jaipur in Rajasthan is famous for its palaces and museums, its craft traditions and its characteristic pink shops and houses. A planned city within walls, it was built in pre-modern times according to a distinctive Indian body of theory known as vastu vidya. Later, as Indian architecture developed in response to British and subsequent post-colonial policies, this system became increasingly marginalized and fragmented, decreasingly practised and understood. A chasm divides today's architecture from the principles that guided the city's first builders. Building Jaipur is an essay in intellectual... View more info