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Company colonialism

european travelers 1st came to india to trade
-trading companies set up in india in Factory Towns

2

The East India
Company

England's trading company

3

factory / factory town

european enclaves, where they can live in their european ways and set up trades

4

Battle of Plassey (1757)

established british supremacy over bengal
-1st event depicted in paintings in south asia for europeans

5

Grant of the Diwani of
Bengal (1765)

what

6

Company painting

commissioned for the europeans
-entirely new kind of patrons for indian artists
-depicted plants, nature, temples
-indian life (what they did)

7

history painting

highest european type of painting
-depicted contemporary events around the time of their arrival to south asia
-"battle of plassey" 1st event depicted in paintings in south asia for europeans

8

The Indian Rebellion or
Mutiny of 1857

lead to the dissolution of the british e. india co.
-"high empire" followed, known as the British Raj

9

British Raj

also called the era of "high empire"
british rule in south asia (1858-1947)

10

durbar

the room in the palace of a native prince of India in which audiences and receptions occur.

11

Raja Ravi Varma (1848-
1906)

oil painter
-painted portraits of important people
-painting of women
-portraits of gods

12

Abanindranath Tagore
(1871-1951)

watercolor wash

13

oleograph

A lithographic print textured to resemble an oil painting

14

Swadeshi

own goods

15

Swaraj

own rule

16

khadi

a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India

17

The Bengal School

?

18

Bengali Renaissance

?

19

bhadralok

the new class of 'gentlefolk' who arose during colonial times (approximately 1757 to 1947) in Bengal

20

1905 Partition of
Bengal

?

21

Raisina Hill

hill that lutyens wanted to have the viceroys house at the top of

22

Raj Path

parade route thru city of new dehli

23

Sir Edwin Lutyens

1911
New Dehli
the viceroys house
the all india war memorial (india gate)

24

Herbert Baker

secretariate buildings
1911