Thursday, 1 October 2009
Lockwood de Forest's Successors

by Ibn Warraq (October 2009)

(Part III of the Lockwood de Forest series. Part I is here and Part II is here.)

It is very likely that Lockwood de Forest visited the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1878, which played such an important role in furthering the aims of the East Indian Arts and Crafts Movement. This exhibition housed all the gifts that had been showered on the Prince of Wales during his widely publicised tour of India; they were displayed in the Indian Court, and the catalogue, Handbook to the British Indian Section, was prepared by the next great, perhaps the greatest, advocate of East Indian Arts and Crafts, George C. M. Birdwood.  more>>>
Posted on 10/01/2009 7:21 AM by NER
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