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Title page form a publication of thirty-two plates of wall painting from ancient shrines in Central Asia. ''Wall Paintings from Ancient Shrines in Central Asia. Recovered by Sir Aurel Stien, K.C.I.E. Described by Fred. H. Andrews OBE. Published under the orders of the Government of India. London University Press, Geoffrey Cumberledge, 1948.''


plate (photograph (documentary artefact))

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  plate (photograph (documentary artefact))
object name:  plate of wall painting from ancient shrine
object name (local):  title page

Central and North Asia, Asia; Turkestan
Additional place information
made or collected: possibly Turkestan 
made or collected:  Central and North Asia 
Date made
Additional date information
date made:  1948 

Materials & techniques
paper; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: paper (overall)
material: pigment (overall)
overall: 635 x 505 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 635 x 505 mm

donor:  Woodman, Dorothy, Ms  Undefined - 1979-02-09

Related objects
part of portfolio; plates (photographs (documentary artefact)) (1979.40)
Related people
associated people: Andrews, Fred H., OBE
Stein, Aurel, Sir, KCIE
Related subjects
object name: plates (photographs (documentary artefact))
object name (Horniman Ethno.): portfolios

Record created 2000-01-22 by JPUNNETT
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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