Author:Maria Antonella Pelizzari


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Traces of India: Photography, Architecture and the Politics of Representation 1850-1900

By: Maria Antonella Pelizzari

Price: $34.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 112017

ISBN: 8188204145

Condition: New

Traces of India investigates the roles played by photographs of Indian architecture from the late 18th century. The inquiry stretches from their pre-history to their migration into book illustrations, calendar art and religious imagery. Beyond the apparent purposes of these images as picturesque views, records of an architectural past, political memorials, travel mementos, textbook vignettes, deeper considerations influenced the way their makers worked, selecting, framing, composing, and populating their representations of these monuments. These images remain enduring records of minds as well ... View more info