Volume 3 Number 1, 2013

Annapurna Dispensing Food to Shiva, circa 1900 Drawing, Ink on paper, 14 x 9 1/2 in. (35.56 x 24.13 cm)

Contents
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In Focus: Patachitra
Kalighat Paintings: A review Partha Sanyal

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Crossing the Threshold: Women Patuas of Bengal in TransitionSuvapriya Chatterjee

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Festive Time
Durga idols of Kumartuli- Surviving oral traditions through changesDr. Lopamudra Maitra

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Heritage in Crisis
The Architecture of Shree Kshetra Mahuli, Satara, MaharashtraDwijendra Kane

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The Temple Complex of Jinsar near Kharagpur, Paschim Medinipur: a Photo JourneyTarun Tapas Mukherjee

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