Picturing India: People, Places and the World of the East India Company

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The British engagement with India was an intensely visual one. Images of the subcontinent, produced by artists and travellers in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century heyday of the East India Company, reflect the role it played in Indian life. They mirror significant shifts in British policy and attitudes towards India. The Company's story is one of wealth, power, and the pursuit of profit. It changed what people in Europe ate, what they drank, and how they dressed. Ultimately, it laid the foundations of the British Raj. ...

Picturing India: People, Places and the World of the East India Company 2017, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712356954

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Picturing India: People, Places, and the World of the East India Company 2017, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295742939

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