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formerly India Office: department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs @britishlibrary, + Fay Godwin, Kodak Archive and Fox Talbot collections tweets by Malini

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In London? Catch @ColumbaStewart & Sam van Schaik of @britishlibrary's Endangered Archives Programme discussing wor… https://t.co/4Mb5rKLknK
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10/15
2019
Just under a week left to apply for this @britishlibrary job opportunity in the Research Development Team. A chance… https://t.co/GC3TgIKkNI
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10/14
2019
1878~Oil painting on paper of Haridwar by Marianne North. In her autobiography, 'Recollections of a happy life' of… https://t.co/yhXiqm8hOZ
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10/12
2019
On the influence of the #Rgveda and the #Mahabharata on the composer Gustav #Holst https://t.co/brXuAe38wS
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10/11
2019
Job!!⁩ Director of Photo Institute @V_and_A are seeking a creative and inspirational leader with curatorial and re… https://t.co/u53V7z0oak
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10/9
2019
Happy Dussehera. Today celebrates the day Lord Rama killed the demon god Ravana; and the triumph of good over evil.… https://t.co/0dqYk1UFHl @SushmaJansari @DalrympleWill @oriolesnravens Just visiting family in Chicago! A lovely 2 week break! @SushmaJansari @DalrympleWill @oriolesnravens A bit tired and jet lagged this morning .. @SushmaJansari @DalrympleWill @oriolesnravens Oops @DalrympleWill @oriolesnravens do read our blog on Colin Mackenzie for more info https://t.co/LDlu46ahhI
10/8
2019
Still over a month left to get applications in. Please share with anyone who may be interested in digitising endang… https://t.co/MrcAtJLJXy
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsStunning manuscripts from Sultanate India on view in our latest post 'Arts of the South Asian Sultanates at the Bri… https://t.co/xZ8SXP39CY
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsMy very first #blog is live on the @britishlibrary Living Knowledge Blog - its about the wonderful @museumasmuck an… https://t.co/km3ZFFy5Fa
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10/7
2019
Review and video of #Bahai exhibits in new #DiscoveringSacredTexts @BritishLibrary: British Library marks bicentena… https://t.co/ouRjSNGXSa
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10/6
2019
Dear South Asian academic twitter, do please RT or otherwise spread the word: Northwestern University's English Dep… https://t.co/ZuNoSub3Np
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10/5
2019
@amelieroper @theUL Congratulations!!Bees and more bees! The amazing artist of the 16thC Liber Animalium loved them! (BL Add 82955) https://t.co/NKYjtc1D0X
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsOn the occasion of Gandhi’s centenary, this portrait of Gandhi is now on display @britishlibrary alongside document… https://t.co/hIwthxHj8S
10/3
2019
@Yael_Rice I can put you in touch with some people who might be able to help - though maybe @BLTurkKoleksyon might have a quick answer
9/24
2019
Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889, Japanese) https://t.co/kuiCmAzLCn #catsinart #art #KawanabeKysosai #cats https://t.co/5E9Nl0k293
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9/23
2019
Friends in Chicago: I'll be giving the 2019 Kipper Lecture on Forgotten Masters- Indian Painting for the East India… https://t.co/lmDFqNno7O
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9/22
2019
Second ask of the morning: who is working on South Asian reprints of Victorian literature? Obviously outside of my… https://t.co/GVEqPgm1h9
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9/21
2019
Today @BLAsia_Africa @_nainsukh Vivek Gupta shows us the magnificent #Persian #manuscript Miftāḥ al-Fużalā, by Muḥa… https://t.co/oZY9uWdY3A
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Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsCalligraphy copied from Sa’di’s Gulistan by the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II (Add.21474, f. 3)… https://t.co/pT9R9j5BFQ
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9/19
2019
This early 18th century Qur'an from India was bound in velvet decorated with a silver thread. It was attached to th… https://t.co/8iebCBsJSo
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts..Aren't there more important things to do than destroy heritage buildings? Or is it a case of another Fatehpur Sik… https://t.co/MBKXjZpaTV
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9/18
2019
We're now accepting applications for the next round of EAP grants. If you know of any vulnerable archives that nee… https://t.co/4McBxHbsaT
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsAnd the new gallery includes my favourite lady, Mrs Sage, the first woman to travel in a hot air balloon… https://t.co/S7o7GlHV3D
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @KizzaKat @britishlibrary @BLAsia_Africa @BL_Ref_Services @DalrympleWill Each collection guide provides contact det… https://t.co/nryWiKgdXSEntry-level paid traineeship alert! We're looking for tech savvy, young people, no prior experience or degree requ… https://t.co/KiZ9GjZBXm
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @kristianjmartin Years ago a student visiting our Print Room fainted after meeting one of our Curators - she had no… https://t.co/XZLLnHXnymCan’t figure out how to make an appointment @britishlibrary to see prints, drawings & photos in the Asian and Afric… https://t.co/wkaLV7nPcb
9/17
2019
This Wednesday! You can ask me and @Libriul about our work for @BL_European collections! #AskaCurator https://t.co/iWaDMdYQ8p
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsKabūtarnāmah (Book of pigeons) by Sayyid Muḥammad Mūsavī (d.1770) The book consisted of a poem of 163 couplets, fol… https://t.co/cYWM0dvevd
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9/16
2019
When you work in a Museum, your writing implement matters. Here's a test label showing what happens when a label is… https://t.co/sR2WeU9bwJ
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @Transience @jhowesuk @DalrympleWill Yes these are available for free in the @BLAsia_Africa Reading Room or Print Room.“I don’t mind if they’re ugly or fair; Noisy sitters are what I can’t bear.” Thus one day Johann Zoffany Bellowed “… https://t.co/qpS7CwTZ4y @DalrympleWill We can give you a stack the next time you are around... it’s to help researchers make appointments ! @jhowesuk @DalrympleWill Actually these bookmarks are new - we just had them made last year .. @DalrympleWill they are in the Print Room..
9/14
2019
How to sell 1/3 of two female camels without harming them? Post your tips or see this contract from 1853 years ag… https://t.co/eZyd2EWMAU
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @MulaMutha Wouldn’t Nidhamal have died long before 1794?? I expect a typo and 1749!
9/13
2019
The Library currently has trial access to the @BloomsburyFashn Berg Fashion Library, a leading e-resource for resea… https://t.co/d6hi4kYv6s
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts#Arthistory job at @SOAS https://t.co/IgfcP8TCPQ
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsPhotography Job! Programme Director: Photography @UAL @LCCLondon Offering a unique opportunity to manage and sha… https://t.co/F745qHgHe4
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9/11
2019
@andrewjohnrudd @hemantsarin in fact the llama and monkeys were specimens kept at the Barrackpore menagerie .. of c… https://t.co/KpPufY1165Even the local monkeys were surprised on encountering a South American llama in Bengal, c. 1820.. by the artist Sit… https://t.co/t4QTalkTjQI’ve got my eyes on you ... painting of a dog (breed unrecorded) by a Bengali artist, circa 1820s https://t.co/28TVxfSAGi
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9/10
2019
I’ve got my eyes on you ... painting of a dog (breed unrecorded) by a Bengali artist, circa 1820s https://t.co/28TVxfSAGiA big thank you to @BL_VisualArts for this morning staff session led by @Rita_DalMar who is cataloguing and researc… https://t.co/kGDGX1F9yv
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9/9
2019
Visit to Harvard’s Museum of Natural History to see the Blaschka glass flowers and the white spotted octopus - late… https://t.co/DMarJQTwi8
9/7
2019
Early morning walk to the Radcliffe Institute @Harvard .. https://t.co/n31QQc78JuI love the painted details of the gold embroidery of his garment! https://t.co/mB5UJ2MEWBLovely to see another portrait of Mirza Abu’l Hasan Khan, Envoy from the King of Persia to the Court of King George… https://t.co/eTCyagJqQq @JAJafri Thanks for sharing! I had last seen these in an auction catalogue !
9/6
2019
You are very welcome to my talk at the Völkerkundemuseum Zürich: Mapping Tibet: Ein tibetischer Lama zeichnet Karte… https://t.co/bwSbD1sphV
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9/4
2019
@aghvesagirk 😍😍 I spent months at MIK for my doctoral research .. @ambrin_hayat @metmuseum More like late 18th century ..An orange-bellied Himalayan Squirrel (possibly) and a Common Palm Civet (musang or toddy cat), Sumatra, c. 1784. NH… https://t.co/nklhQ7EEUp
8/31
2019
Our petition is 200 from target, so if everyone who liked this tweet signs ... #SMGPay https://t.co/nnGnpMfTEP
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @BLMedieval We have a lovely volume of insects painted on pith paper from China, 18/19th century .. with a locust a… https://t.co/QFSr91aV1F @UrslanH @PropitiousOn3 These were commissioned by Dara Shikoh but no details or inscriptions on the paintingsStunning butterflies from the Dara Shikoh album, Mughal c 1635, an album compiled for his wife Nadira Banu Begum, B… https://t.co/YYB8uDL5x1
8/30
2019
@BLTurkKoleksyon Lovely bugs!! Thanks for sharing!More allography fun for you! This #manuscript is Or. 15471, an #Ottoman #Turkish #history of the #silk #worm in… https://t.co/egAXI3Ng4M
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8/29
2019
@katherineschof8 Get well soon!! @jhowesuk @RAS_Soc @britishlibrary Thanks for clarifying!
8/28
2019
Looking for some late summer reading? Want to discover some great women writers in translation? The European Studie… https://t.co/7wPjzaqGLO
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts'Anna Atkins was not just a female photographer; she was the very first one. Her work is so stunning and timeless t… https://t.co/OF23HywdQN
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @RAS_Soc @jhowesuk This is the @BL_VisualArts version by Thomas Hickey (note differences in colouring and lack of l… https://t.co/Qj5Q7Tczxa @RAS_Soc I hadn’t realised there was another version of this portrait by Hickey, perhaps @jhowesuk can shed light? https://t.co/jTlEKnWOr1The deadline for this course @britishlibrary (for library professionals around the world) is fast approaching https://t.co/5x2zRvbucX
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8/27
2019
..This is a global search on @twitter for the original picture of Nur al deen Hussain Khan by James Wales in 1792.… https://t.co/MNqiAfimiP
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsCfP: Annual Allchin Symposium on South Asian Archaeology to be held @SOAS London Sat 7 Dec - email proposals to arc… https://t.co/pmZ5fibJzj
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8/24
2019
#EXHIBITION DEADLINE ALERT! You've got less than a week to see #Writing: #MakingYourMark at the @britishlibrary in… https://t.co/Xm3pn4bZjL
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8/21
2019
@SarahJBiggs And one more on the ‘dragon fish’ from Qazwini - https://t.co/UwRn3SyjcD by @_nainsukh https://t.co/UvhzePwWAq @SarahJBiggs You may enjoy reading more on the ‘Wonders of Creation’ in @BLAsia_Africa blog .. https://t.co/caOa3c2Qm0
8/20
2019
One of the biggest and most exciting of recent @bodleianlibs projects is the William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Rai… https://t.co/peVJ82JzEh
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8/19
2019
Job Alert!! Assistant Curator, Photographs @V_and_A Assistant Curator in the Photographs Section of the Word & Ima… https://t.co/jIxEUB7asZ
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8/18
2019
@MulaMutha Looking forward to reading it!Coming this year...21 chapters. 200 pictures, My book on #JamesWales #NextBook #Art #History #archaeology #Indiahttps://t.co/xz4qMO1ACk
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8/17
2019
Did you know that Fay Godwin’s Archive is held at the British Library? Fay Godwin’s Chatsworth Lion #FridayFeelinghttps://t.co/E2GyZUmhr6King Satyavrata reverences the fish avatar of Vishnu. Attributed to Manaku, c. 1740-50. The fish is treated on the… https://t.co/Ag5CksSvTz#FridayFeeling 🙈🐵 Look at all those mischievous monkeys! A fanciful scene with a banyan tree covered in monkeys on… https://t.co/S6KQ07LpUh
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8/16
2019
Application deadline: 23 August 2019 JOB for two years, in Kassel. Cataloguing 18th-century print albums in the De… https://t.co/wQgbnb2ehw
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsGerasim Lebedev, a Russian pioneer of Bengali Theatre - new post from @ksarchivist. https://t.co/Nc3EAVYuI7
Retweeted by BL Visual Arts @HistSciArt Thanks! Will use #Feathursday in future!Sir David Ochterlony in Indian dress and smoking a hookah and watching a nautch in his house in Delhi. Ochterlony,… https://t.co/9XFqU3pHfpDouble-wattled cassowary: 'This bird is: From foot to the neck 3ft 2.5in. From neck to the tail 2ft 5in. This bird… https://t.co/QZ7LjPg3vx
8/15
2019
@vandvmis My point was really that realistic portraiture comes into fruition through Akbar’s influence such as the… https://t.co/Fk9bvPlfdPJust a lovely lizard for #WorldLizardDay. A Bengal monitor lizard by the artist Haludar, c.1805 https://t.co/gCQITZDT1G
8/14
2019
Always like it when someone else retweets one of my blog posts so I can re-retweet it without seeming too big-heade… https://t.co/o5pnIl21Uq
Retweeted by BL Visual ArtsThe illustrations of the historical figures were stylised and not true likenesses .. Govardhan, 1600-05 drew this s… https://t.co/rS8nxXpAzI
8/13
2019
After extensive conservation work, the Library of Congress has digitized the Gandhara Scroll, one of the world’s ol… https://t.co/lXEpsoqf4D
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8/12
2019
@rohan_bendre @MarathaNavy @BLAsia_Africa Thanks! @MarathaNavy Yes you can read more about the artist here: https://t.co/r0D0Zf8zLu
8/10
2019
#FridayFeeling 🙈🐵 Look at all those mischievous monkeys! A fanciful scene with a banyan tree covered in monkeys on… https://t.co/S6KQ07LpUhClosing soon! Print Room Coordinator & Cataloguer job @britishlibrary application deadline is August 11! https://t.co/F1BNkBRf1Z
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8/9
2019

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