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Indian architecture and ornament

Lockwood DeForest

Indian architecture and ornament

by Lockwood DeForest

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Published by G.H. Polly in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1973. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (American architectural books ; reel 23, no. 314).

SeriesAmerican architectural books ;, reel 23, no. 314.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 69000 (N)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination50 leaves
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3242525M
LC Control Number83157765

Ornamentation, in architecture, applied embellishment in various styles that is a distinguishing characteristic of buildings, furniture, and household ntation often occurs on entablatures, columns, and the tops of buildings and around entryways and windows, especially in the form of hout antiquity and into the Renaissance, and later for religious buildings, applied.   : Ornament in Indian Architecture. Synopsis: Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival.

In this mega-article, we shall discuss about the Indian temple architecture and sculpture in detail. This post is a part of the Indian Culture compilation based on the NCERT text book 'An Introduction to Indian Art' - Part 1. In the previous articles we have discussed about the Later Mural Traditions, Post Mauryan Trends in Indian Art and Architecture, Arts of the Mauryan Period, Arts of Indus. Indo-Saracenic, also known as Indo-Gothic, was a revival architectural style mostly used by British architects in India in the later 19th century, especially in public and government buildings in the British Raj, and the palaces of rulers of the princely state, reflecting and imitating contemporary and earlier high Indian sought to replicate from Imperial Indian architecture.

  2. Mughal Architecture. The Mughal architectural style is a unique blend of Islamic, Persian and Indian styles. Starting from the 16 th century until the early 18th century, Mughal architecture flourished largely in the Indian subcontinent. During this era, India was ruled by the Mughal’s and different rulers built some of the finest structures in the country. - Cusack's freehand ornament. A text book with chapters on elements, principles, and methods of freehand drawing, for the general use of teachers and students.


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