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Document Unconventional Subjects: A very British approach to dealing with extraordinary people considered through a portrait of the Begum Samru, by Jiwan Ram, and The History of Zeb-ul-Nissa the Begum Samru of Sardhana, a poem by Lalla Gokul Chand by Amy Marshall

In the early nineteenth century the British were consolidating their position in India and control of the country was expanding. Their...

19th century, Propaganda, Company portrait, East India Company, Mogul, Poetry view
Document The Destructive Myth of the Juggernaut: Exploring Representations of the Rath Jatra Festival in Early Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature by Amy Jones

This article compares two near-contemporary depictions of the cart transporting the Hindu god Jagannatha (or Jaga-Nath, Juggernaut) during the...

Long 19th century, Colonialism, East India Company, Robert Southey view
Document ‘A Moderate Infusion of Oriental Learning’: Representations of the East India College at Haileybury and its influence on constructing the Company official by Sopna Nair

This essay explores two artefacts relating to the early history of the East India College at Haileybury and its specific mission in training new...

19th century, East India Company, Lord Grenville, Politics view
Document Botany as a Colonial Discourse? The Case of Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles by Eliza Gleeson

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles is best known as the founder of Singapore. Less well known is that he was a distinguished amateur naturalist...

East India Company, Raffles, botany, Colonialism view
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