TADDEI, Maurizio

TADDEI, Maurizio. Rome 3.3.1936 — Rome 5.2.2000. Italian Art Historian and Archaeologist of South Asia. Professor in Naples. Studies at La Sapienza in Rome, graduated 1961 Under Bussagli). In 1964-74 worked in Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale (Rome), in 1967-77 Director of Italian Missione archeologica in Pakistan. From 1968 Professor incaricato…

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STUTTERHEIM, Willem Frederik

STUTTERHEIM, Willem Frederik. Rotterdam 27.9.1892 — Japanese camp in Indonesia 10.9.1942. Dutch Scholar of Indonesian Philology and Archaeology. Son of Christiaan Lodewijk Willem St. and Jacoba Sack. After school in Rotterdam stdied 1911-14 Dutch at Utrecht. In 1914-18 military service. Now studies at Leiden. Ph.D. there 1924 under Krom. In…

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SMITHER, James George

SMITHER, James George. 1833 — 1910. British (Irish) Architect in Sri Lanka. Worked as architect in London, then first Government Architect of Ceylon 1865-83, then retired. As architect his work included the National Museum of Colombo, Colombo General Hospital and the old Colombo Town Hall Publications: Architectural Remains, Anurádhapura, Ceylon: Comprising…

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SHUTTLEWORTH, Henry Lee

SHUTTLEWORTH, Henry Lee Hawden. Scoforth, Lancashire 14.5.1882 — New Delhi 28.2.1960. British Civil Servant in India. The only son of George Edward Sh., a physician, and Edith Mary Hadwen. Educated in Shrewsbury, from 1901 studies at Oxford (Pembroke College), then joined I.C.S. After furthertudies M.A. 1910 Cambridge, then went to India. Vainly…

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RYDH, Hanna

RYDH, Hanna Albertina. Stockholm 12.2.1891 — Solna 29.6.1964. Swedish Archaeologist. Daughter of director Johan Albert Ryd and Matilda Josefina Westlund, teacher at elementary school. School and studies in Stockholm, graduated 1915 in archaeology and art history. Ph.D. 1919 Uppsala (diss. on Viking Age archaeology). Conducted excavations at various Swedish sites. In…

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RICHARDS, Frederick John

RICHARDS, Frederick John. 26.6.1875 — 19??. British Civil Servant and Archaeologist in India. Son of John R. and his wife Sarah. M.A. Joined I.C.S. in 1898, served in Madras Presidency. Long time in Salem. As Collector of Bangalore he founded with Tabard in 1909 the Mythic Society. In 1923 member of…

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PULLAN, Ayrton

PULLAN, Ayrton. Staveley, Derbyshire 31.3.1834 — Clifton 30.4.1891. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Rev. Benjamin William P., educated at Cheltenham College. In 1756 joined Bengal Native Infantry. Participated in the Trigonometrical Survey. Colonel 1886. He was a noted artist who made water colours of Indian scenes. Married 1864…

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PIGOU, Robert

PIGOU, Robert. Bengal 1816 — Afghanistan 24.2.1841, when 24. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Henry Minchin P., of Bengal Civil Service, and Elizabeth Bird. Lieutenant of Bengal Engineers. Killed by a premature explosion while blowing open the gates of a fort in Nazian valley. Publications: “On the Topes of…

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PEARSE, George Godfrey

PEARSE, George Godfrey. Madras 4.1.1827 — Shanklin, Isle of Wight 5.12.1905. British Colonial Officer in India, noted as a Numismatist. Son of Dr. George P., a physician from Edinburgh, and Anne Sarah McCulloch. Served in South India from 1844, in 1848-55 in the north-west frontier. Major (1869), then General of…

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OLDHAM, Thomas

OLDHAM, Thomas. Dublin 4.5.1816 — Rugby 17.7.1878. British (Anglo-Irish) Geologist in India. Son of Thomas O. and Margaret Boyd. Educated privately, studies at Trinity College in Dublin, B.A. 1836, M.A. 1846. From 1836 further studies of geology at Edinburgh. In 1838 employed in the survey of Londonderry, then elsewhere in…

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