Early Indian Photography: Linnaeus Tripe

Amerapoora: Colossal Statue of Gautama Close to the North End of the Wooden Bridge, 1855, 24.7 x 33.3 cm

Captain Linaeaus Tripe carved a particular niche in the history of early Indian photography documenting aspects of southern Indian and Burmese culture. As an officer in the British army, operating under the auspices of the East India Company in the… Continue reading

Japanese Gardens: Impressions of Beauty

Ryoanji Temple, Kyoto

Having looked at many gardens around the world and pottered about in my own for a decade or two, I have come to feel that those of Japan and the British Isles seem to best delight the eye and stimulate… Continue reading