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Amritsar

Patwant Singh.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 578 words.

Sikh holy city in Punjab, northern India. Lying on a flat stretch of agricultural land between the rivers Beas and Ravi, close to the Pakistan border, Amritsar (Skt amrit sarowar, ‘pool...

Baker, Sir Herbert

Gavin Stamp.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 914 words.

(b Cobham, Kent, June 9, 1862; d Cobham, Feb 4, 1946).

English architect and writer, also active in South Africa and India . He was articled to a cousin, Arthur Baker, a...

Bazaar

Mohammad Gharipour.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Architecture; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; East Asian Art. 941 words.

Bazaar, which is rooted in Middle Persian wāzār and Armenian vačaṟ, has acquired three different meanings: the market as a whole, a market day, and the marketplace. The bazaar as a place...

Begg, John

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 381 words.

(b Bo’ness, 1866; d Edinburgh, Feb 23, 1937).

Scottish architect, active in India. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and Royal Academy Schools. At the RIBA he was a Silver...

Chisholm, Robert Fellowes

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 364 words.

(b London, Jan 11, 1840; d Southsea, Hants, May 28, 1915).

English architect, active in India. One of the most versatile architects to work in British India, he practised briefly...

Cunningham, Sir Alexander

E. Errington.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 658 words.

(b London, Jan 23, 1814; d London, Nov 28, 1893).

British archaeologist, numismatist and engineer. He obtained an Indian cadetship in 1828 through the patronage of Sir Walter...

Emerson, Sir William

Betzy Dinesen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 378 words.

(b Whetstone, London, Dec 3, 1843; d Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Dec 26, 1924).

English architect. He trained first under William Habershon (1818–92) and Alfred Pite (1832–1911)...

Fergusson, James

Tapati Guha-Thakurta.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 1410 words.

(b Ayr, Scotland, Jan 22, 1808; d London, Jan 9, 1886).

British art historian, active in India. His interest in the study of architecture was formed and developed in India,...

Jacob, Sir Samuel Swinton

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 363 words.

(b Jan 14, 1841; d Weybridge, Dec 4, 1917).

English engineer, architect and writer, active in India. He was educated at Cheam and then at the East India Company Military College...

Khan, Fazlur

Deborah A. Middleton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 517 words.

(Rahman)

(b Dhaka, Bengal [now Bangladesh], April 3, 1929; d Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, March 27, 1982).

American civil engineer of Bangladeshi birth. Khan revolutionized...

Parmentier, Henri

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 403 words.

(b Paris, Jan 3, 1870; d Phnom Penh, Feb 22, 1949).

French architect, art historian and archaeologist. Born into a family of artists, he attended the Lycée de Reims, where he was...

Prinsep, James

E. Errington.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 537 words.

(b Thoby Priory, Essex, Aug 20, 1799; d London, Apr 22, 1840).

English scholar, architect and assayer. He was one of eight brothers (including artists William (1794–1874) and...

Raz, Ram

Tapati Guha-Thakurta.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; Hindu Art. 420 words.

[Raja, Rama]

(b Tanjore, c. 1790; d Mysore, 1833).

Indian writer. His posthumously published work, Essay on the Architecture of the Hindus (published for the Royal...

Stevens, Frederick William

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 314 words.

(b Bath, 1847; d Bombay, March 5, 1900).

English architect, active in India. He was articled to Charles Davis, Superintendent to the Bath Corporation, for five years before...

Varanasi

M. A. Claringbull.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; Hindu Art. 1958 words.

[anc. Kāsī: ‘City of Light’; Kashi; Vārāṇasī; Banāras; Benares]

Sacred city and pilgrimage centre on the banks of the Ganga River between the Barna, or Varuna, and Asi rivers...

Wittet, George

Philip Davies.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 351 words.

(b Scotland, 1880; d Oct 11, 1926).

Scottish architect, active in India . After completing his articles in Perth, he worked with Sir George Washington Browne in Edinburgh...

Zoffany [Zauffaly; Zauphaly; Zoffani], Johan

Geoffrey Ashton and Lin Barton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 2196 words.

(Joseph ) [Johannes Josephus ; John ]

(b nr Frankfurt am Main, March 13, 1733; d Strand-on-the-Green, nr Kew, London, Nov 11, 1810).

German painter, active in...