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Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish, 1877-1947 (director, mineralogical survey, Ceylon)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.K Coomaraswamy, 20 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/52
Scope and Contents

Coomaraswamy provides an Icelandic word relating to 'tail locks', suggesting that the manoeuvre of 'turning tail' to leave off grazing was known to Icelanders, or perhaps even to Scandinavia before the settlement of Iceland.

Dates: 20 May 1904

The Youth of Krishna Among the Cowherds, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3290
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a Rajput painting in the collection of Dr. Ananda K Coomaraswamy showing 'the youth of Krishna among the cowherds' from the book, "Indian Thought: Past and Present" by R W Frazer in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

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