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Pic 1: Nandalal Bose, Evening, 1941. Pic 2: Girl in a Forest, Allah Bux, 1963. [X] Pic 1: Girl from Chotanagpur (1956) Pic 2: One of a series taken of a Santhal festival in Santiniketan. Via Shibaditya Ray. The original … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to everyone and happy holidays! Watercolour by Manishi Dey.
I had done a piece on capes in the 1960s. Doris and eros-diakios had pointed out that they were around in the 1950s too, see for e.g. 1959’s Dhool Ka Phool. While capes,boleros and coats are common with saris, I … Continue reading
From SD Phadnis’ cartoons of the 1950s and 1960s. The lady in pic 2 with that excellent dog is a woman after my own heart. Also I have a sudden desire to do something anything in white shoes and a … Continue reading
The Colours of India: Abanindranath Tagore, Jamuna,1926. [X] Norman Rockwell, Portrait of an Indian art student (1962). [X]
In no specific order: The decade started with Jawaharlal Nehru as Prime Minister and ended with Indira Gandhi as the PM. From 1964-1966, we had Lal Bahadur Shastri (pictured here in 1964) as the Prime Minister. In 1961 Goa was annexed … Continue reading