Silk satin embroidered with silk thread and mirror work, Gujarat, India, c. 1880. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Silk satin embroidered with silk thread and mirror work Gujarat, India: Caspar Purdon Clarke - Victoria and Albert Museum

Shiva watches Parvati Sleep Indian, Pahari, 1780–90 Garhwal or Kangra, Punjab Hills, N. India. MFA

centuriespast: Shiva watches Parvati Sleep Indian, Pahari, about Garhwal or Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Hanging of painted and dyed cotton made in western India for the British market, late 17th or early 18th century. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Introduction to Indian textiles V&A article: Hanging of painted and dyed cotton made in western India for the British market, late or early century. Museum no.

Sari, satin embroidered with silk thread, Surat, India c. 1880. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Indian textiles & Empire: Caspar Purdon Clarke - Victoria and Albert Museum

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Amerapoora: Part of Balcony on the South Side of Maha-oung-meeay-liy-mhan Kyoung' 1 September - 21 October 1855 ©  The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Tripe emphasises the elaborate carving of the balcony. Considered the high point of Burmese wood carving, the complex of monastic buildings no longer survives.

'Amerapoora: Part of Balcony on the South Side of Maha-oung-meeay-liy-mhan Kyoung, September 1855

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Pugahm Myo: Thapinyu Pagoda' 20-24 August 1855 -  Early photographic negatives were sensitive to blue. To evoke atmospheric effects such as clouds, Tripe retouched his negatives with thin layers of pigment, gradually building up density and form with highlights and shadows to define the silhouette of the building. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Linnaeus Tripe, Pugahm Myo: Thapinyu Pagoda, August © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Amerapoora: Shwe-doung-dyk Pagoda' ©  The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

'Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma 24 October 2015 V&A, London

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Amerpoora: Toung-lay-lou-tiy Kyoung' 1 September - 21 October 1855 © National Gallery of Art, Washington. Stephen G. Stein Fund.

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Amerpoora: Toung-lay-lou-tiy Kyoung' 1 September - 21 October 1855 © National Gallery of Art, Washington. Stephen G.

Page from a Kalpasutra showing Harinegamesin removing the foetus of Mahavira, Western India, about 1450-1500. l Victoria and Albert Museum

short sleeve, mid torso choli Page from a Kalpasutra showing Harinegamesin removing the foetus of Mahavira, Western India, about Museum no.

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Amerapoora: Ouk Kyoung' 1 September - 21 October 1855 © National Gallery of Art, Washington. Edward J. Lenkin Fund

Burma, now Myanmar - 'Amerapoora: Ouk Kyoung' 1 September - 21 October 1855 © National Gallery of Art, Washington. Edward J.

Page from a Kalpasutra manuscript showing the birth of Mahavira, Gujarat, Western India, 16th century. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Page from a Kalpasutra manuscript showing the birth of Mahavira, Gujarat, Western India, century. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Page from a Kalpasutra manuscript showing Mahavira giving alms, Western India, late 15th-early 16th century. l Victoria and Albert Museum

Page from a Kalpasutra manuscript showing Mahavira giving alms, Western India, late century. l Victoria and Albert Museum

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