Princeton University Library Catalog

The arts and interiors of Rashtrapati Bhavan : Lutyens and beyond / edited by Partha Mitter, Naman P. Ahuja ; photography by Joginder Singh.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New Delhi] : Publications Division, Government of India, [2016]
Description:
334 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 30 cm.
Series:
Notes:
  • "Commissioned by the President's Secretariat, Rashtrapati Bhavan, and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Ministry of Culture, Government of India"--Title page verso.
  • "PDBN RB-ENG-OP-014-2016-17"--Title page verso.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-329) and index.
Contents:
Foreword -- Preface -- The battle of styles in New Delhi : the political background / Partha Mitter -- Studying Lutyens and his context / Naman P. Ahuja -- Designing a public inner world -- A catalogue of artefacts / Naman P. Ahuja -- The politics of architectural decoration / Partha Mitter -- Painting colonial and modern at the Rashtrapati Bhavan / A catalogue of select artworks / Rebecca Brown -- Thrones, armoires, benches and more : eclectic appointments for a modern stately home -- A catalogue of select furniture / Laura Ongaro -- From the flag above the dome to carpets beneath their feet -- A catalogue of select textiles / Monisha Ahmed -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9788123021300 ((hardback))
  • 8123021305 ((hardback))
LCCN:
2016330501
OCLC:
956494984
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Photographer:
Publisher:
Commissioning body:
RCP:
C - S