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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Out-of-Print Publications

A Selection of Late 18th & Early 19th Century Indian Botanical Paintings: Recording the Indigenous and Introduced Flora of the Subcontinent, Commissioned by the Honourable East India Company and Executed in Watercolor by Native Artists, Variously Lent from the Collections of the British Museum (Natural History), India Office Library, Linnean Society of London, and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Online)

By Phyllis I. Edwards, James J. White, Dan H. Nicolson and Robert W. Kiger. 1980. 72 pp.; 24 color, 56 b&w figs.; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4". Pictorial stiff paper cover.

This catalogue of the Institute's first exhibition devoted to Indian botanical art contained introductory essays by Stuart Cary Welch, Curator of Hindu and Muslim Paintings, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, and Special Consultant for Islamic Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and by Phyllis I. Edwards, formerly Botany Librarian, British Museum (Natural History) and a preface by John V. Brindle (1911–1991; Hunt Institute Curator of Art, 1961–1982).

Selected Artworks

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