Kalighat paṭas
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Kalighat paṭas paintings and drawings of the Kalighat style by Indian Museum.

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Published by Indian Museum in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Calcutta


  • Indian Museum -- Catalogs,
  • Patas (Art) -- Themes, motives -- Catalogs,
  • Art, Indic -- Themes, motives -- Catalogs,
  • Art -- India -- Calcutta -- Catalogs

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About the Edition

Reproduction of selected paintings, with a study, of patas preserved in the Indian Museum, Calcutta.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 9-10.

Statementtext by B.N. Mukherjee.
SeriesAlbum of art treasures ;, no. 3, Album of art treasures ;, ser. 3.
ContributionsMukherjee, Bratindra Nath, 1932-
LC ClassificationsN7301 .I49 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio (15 p., 12 leaves of plates) :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2164025M
LC Control Number88901182

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