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American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) - Photo Archive
"The AIIS collection from the Center for Art and Archaeology in Gurgaon, Haryana, India, has over 125,000 photographs in the collection. The images fall into the broad categories of architecture, sculpture, terracotta, painting and numismatics."
Part of the Digital South Asia Library
Asian Historical Architecture - India
Maintained by Tim Ciccone, Yunsheng Huang (UVA)
Center for Electronic Text and Image (CETI) : South Asia Art Archive
University of Pennsylvania Library
Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
- Flowers Underfoot
"...on-line exploration of Indian carpets of the Mughal era was created in conjunction with the international exhibition 'Flowers Underfoot' (November 20, 1997 - March 1, 1998). Examples from the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art illustrate the exceptionally high artistic achievement of Indian carpet weaving during the late sixteenth through the eighteenth century."
Sections include: Historical Background ; Construction ; Design ; Use ; Works of Art ; Resources ; Activities.
Electronic magazine on Music and Fine Arts of India
- Stories from Krishna: Adventures of an Hindu God
"This interactive web site allows you to explore a selection of the paintings featured in the exhibition Painted Visions from India and Pakistan, Past and Present."
The South Asian Literary Recordings Project
"...the project has captured the readings of prominent South Asian poets, novelists, and playwrights. The authors recorded so far represent more than fifteen of the languages of India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh."
- Library of Congress New Delhi Office
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