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Bengal (India)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A Cow of the Middle Breed East Indian Cattle Common in Bengal, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2835
Scope and Contents Illustration of a cow and calf of the middle breed of East Indian cattle common in Bengal in a field in the 19th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Association of Building Technicians: Architect's Sectional Committee and Technical Committee, 1946-1954

Identifier: PJM/ABT/A/2
Scope and Contents Handwritten minute book for the Association of Building Technicians (ABT) Architect's Sectional Committee for 1946-1947.

Correspondence and reports relating to the ABT Technical Committee. The file includes a letter to Robert Joseph Gardner-Medwin from SR Gupta of Calcutta looking for a professor of architecture for the Bengal Engineering College dated 26 September 1952 .
Dates: 1946-1954

Pata scroll illustrating the Indian career of the botanist William Roxburgh

Identifier: Coll-1851
Content Description A traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, illustrating the life of botanist William Roxburgh, created by Gurupada Chitrakar in 2010 in West Bengal. It is a water-based paint on paper, mounted on cotton. Created using paint made with vegetable dyes, these scrolls are made by sewing together individual panels of paper. Fabric, often from old saris, is glued to the back to strengthen the scroll.Painted scrolls such as this, known as patas, are used as visual...
Dates: 2010

SATO Polytechnic file, 1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/D/1
Scope and Contents Administrative details, course outlines, timetables and lecture notes for the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) 12th Army Polytechnic, South East Asia Command (SEAC). This organised pre-release training across Burma. Includes a letter dated 18 January 1938 to Percy Johnson-Marshall from the Royal Institute of British Architects, telling him that he had passed his examination in professional practice, and an outline map of Bengal.
Dates: 1945

The Begum and Wee Macgregor - Bengal State Elephant with "Son", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1456
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Bengal state elephant, "The Begum" with son, "Wee Macgregor" next to a barn in India in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s