Built around mariners' journals of their pioneering voyages, Yankee India charts the early development of commercial and cultural relations between the United States and India in the Age of Sail. Material embodiments of India at the time such as prints, paintings, and figurines depicting Indian scenes and people; "hubble-bubbles", idols, fans, and other souvenirs; as well as goods like bandannas, palampores, and shawls, augment and illustrate the story. Previously untapped archives and collections of the Peabody Essex ...

Yankee India 2006, Mapin Publishing Pvt

ISBN-13: 9781890206291

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