GARRICK, Henry Baily Wade. India (bapt. in Howrah) 17.11.1861 — 26.4.1922. British Archaeologist and Literate in India. Son of David G., director of Lahore Art School. Attended South Kensington School of Art. Assistant of Cunningham in the A.S.I. from 1880-90 (successor of Beglar), 1891-1911 in Geological Survey of India as artist. According to the review of his 1889 poem (IA 18, 1889, 288) this work showed him to be as poor as a philologist as a poet. Perhaps the reference to the not too good luck Cunningham was having with his assistants also refers to him. Photographer. Married 1893 Rose Russellana Mary Arratoon.

Publications: With A. Cunningham: Report of Tours in North and South Bihar in 1880-81. A.S.I. 16. Calcutta 1883 (p. 84-140 by Garrick).

Report of a Tour through Behar, Central India, Peshawar, and Yusufzai. 140 p. A.S.I. 19. C. 1885.

Tour in the Panjâb and Râjpûtâna in (A.D. 1883-1884). 142 p. Calcutta 1887.

Mansukhi and Sundar Singh. A Hindu Tale. L. 1881; India: a Descriptive Poem. 138 p. L. 1889.

Sources: Without any information mentioned in Kirk on Allibone in Br. Biogr. Arch. Also D.K. Chakravarty 1988 and Up. Singh 2004 are rather uninformative;

Last Updated on 1 month by Admin


Comments are closed.