- Books

The Industrial Arts of India, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

The Industrial Arts of India Vol of Classic Reprint Excerpt from The Industrial Arts of India Vol of Part II on The Master Handicrafts of India is a reprint with added text of a portion of my Handbook to tlze Indian Court at the Paris Internat

  • Title: The Industrial Arts of India, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: George C.M. Birdwood
  • ISBN: 9781330276303
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from The Industrial Arts of India, Vol 1 of 2 Part II, on The Master Handicrafts of India, is a reprint, with added text, of a portion of my Handbook to tlze Indian Court at the Paris International Exhibition of 1878 It was so well received, both on the Continent and in this country by people interested in the minor arts of India, thati resolved to publish a careExcerpt from The Industrial Arts of India, Vol 1 of 2 Part II, on The Master Handicrafts of India, is a reprint, with added text, of a portion of my Handbook to tlze Indian Court at the Paris International Exhibition of 1878 It was so well received, both on the Continent and in this country by people interested in the minor arts of India, thati resolved to publish a carefully rewritten edition of it for general sale I began by adding to it copious notes from the annual Administration Reports of the local governments of India and I had examined all these reports, and all the provincial Gazetteers as yet published, when I was asked in the early part of this year to write a popular handbook on the industrial arts of India, in connexion with the reopening of the India Museum under its new administration by, the Science and Art Depart ment at South Kensington In undertaking this task my intention was to write such a short sketch as I have given of the Hindu Pantheon, without some knowledge of which half the interest of the manual arts of India is lost and to add a few general observations on the artis tic character of Indian manufactures But on examining the india museum collections in detail, and finding how incomplete they were for a systematic representation of the manufacturing resources of India, I saw that what was most wanted was not a handbook to the contents of theeiuseum, but an index to its deficiencies and I therefore resolved to virtually republish a portion of my Handbook, with new information, as the second part of the present work Although its preparation has been hurried the Science and Art Department received charge ofthe Museum only on the Ist of January lastj I hope that it IS a fairly trustworthy index of every district and town 111 British India where manufactures of any specialartistic quality are produced and I believe it will prove of some assistance to the oofficials of the Science and Art Department in completing the India Museum collections, and to the general public as a guide to the places in India where they may obtain objects of genuine native art About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

    • Free Read [Memoir Book] ✓ The Industrial Arts of India, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint) - by George C.M. Birdwood µ
      447 George C.M. Birdwood
    • thumbnail Title: Free Read [Memoir Book] ✓ The Industrial Arts of India, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint) - by George C.M. Birdwood µ
      Posted by:George C.M. Birdwood
      Published :2018-06-26T04:01:04+00:00

    1 thought on “The Industrial Arts of India, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *