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The Resource Tree and serpent worship, or, Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ : : from the sculptures of the Buddhist topes at Sanchi and Amravati, prepared under the authority of the secretary of state for India in council ; with introductory essays and descriptions of the plates by James Fergusson, (electronic resource)

Tree and serpent worship, or, Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ : : from the sculptures of the Buddhist topes at Sanchi and Amravati, prepared under the authority of the secretary of state for India in council ; with introductory essays and descriptions of the plates by James Fergusson, (electronic resource)

Label
Tree and serpent worship, or, Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ : : from the sculptures of the Buddhist topes at Sanchi and Amravati
Title
Tree and serpent worship, or, Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ :
Title remainder
from the sculptures of the Buddhist topes at Sanchi and Amravati
Statement of responsibility
prepared under the authority of the secretary of state for India in council ; with introductory essays and descriptions of the plates by James Fergusson
Title variation
  • Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ
  • Tree and serpent worship
Creator
Contributor
Lithographer
Photographer
Printer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1808-1886
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fergusson, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL435
LC item number
.F4
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1842-1922
  • 1832-1911
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Waterhouse, James S.
  • Griggs, William
  • Great Britain
  • W.H. Allen & Co
  • Eyre & Spottiswoode
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tree worship in art
  • Serpent worship in art
  • Art and mythology
  • Buddhist sculpture
  • Stupas
  • Architecture
Label
Tree and serpent worship, or, Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ : : from the sculptures of the Buddhist topes at Sanchi and Amravati, prepared under the authority of the secretary of state for India in council ; with introductory essays and descriptions of the plates by James Fergusson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: a6 A-2H4
  • Added lithographed title page
  • Includes index
  • Fifty-seven plates are albumen prints, 20 x 27 cm., mounted on cardboard. Of these photographs, 37 were taken by William H. Griggs (1832-1911) in 1854 and 20 were taken by James S. Waterhouse (1842-1922) in 1866. Waterhouse was an Indian army officer and head of the photographic department of the Survey of India from 1866-1897. Other plates include 40 lithographs by Griggs, from drawings by F.C. Maisey; a map of Amravati; and a plan of the Amravati tope (stupa)
Dimensions
34 cm (fol.)
Extent
xii, 247, [1] p., XCIX, [1] leaves of plates (3 double-page)
Form of item
online
Lccn
31006639
Note
Binding: green publisher's cloth with gilt serpent motif on front board; quarter gilt morocco; bookplate of Stafford H. Northcote on front pastedown.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm04880704
  • (OCoLC)4880704
  • 158801
  • (CMalG)158801-gettydb-Voyager
  • (CaSfIA)gri_33125010818173
Label
Tree and serpent worship, or, Illustrations of mythology and art in India in the first and fourth centuries after Christ : : from the sculptures of the Buddhist topes at Sanchi and Amravati, prepared under the authority of the secretary of state for India in council ; with introductory essays and descriptions of the plates by James Fergusson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: a6 A-2H4
  • Added lithographed title page
  • Includes index
  • Fifty-seven plates are albumen prints, 20 x 27 cm., mounted on cardboard. Of these photographs, 37 were taken by William H. Griggs (1832-1911) in 1854 and 20 were taken by James S. Waterhouse (1842-1922) in 1866. Waterhouse was an Indian army officer and head of the photographic department of the Survey of India from 1866-1897. Other plates include 40 lithographs by Griggs, from drawings by F.C. Maisey; a map of Amravati; and a plan of the Amravati tope (stupa)
Dimensions
34 cm (fol.)
Extent
xii, 247, [1] p., XCIX, [1] leaves of plates (3 double-page)
Form of item
online
Lccn
31006639
Note
Binding: green publisher's cloth with gilt serpent motif on front board; quarter gilt morocco; bookplate of Stafford H. Northcote on front pastedown.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm04880704
  • (OCoLC)4880704
  • 158801
  • (CMalG)158801-gettydb-Voyager
  • (CaSfIA)gri_33125010818173

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