Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"
Four Acrobats, the mid nineteenth-century Indian miniature, was once part of an ordered series of paintings, each of which corresponded to one of the melodic modes—or rāga—of classical Indian music.
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.
Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.
The Exhibition Hall at the Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia, with its original systematic scheme of cherry-wood cabinets dating from the 1880s, provides a rare view of a Victorian scie