John Lockwood Kipling: Arts & Crafts in the Punjab and London
John Lockwood Kipling: Arts & Crafts in the Punjab and Londonexplores the work of John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911)—designer, architectural sculptor, curator, educator, illustrator, and journalist—whose role in the nineteenth‐century Arts and Crafts revival in British India is little known. Through a wide-range of objects, it reveals this charismatic Victorian designer’s expertise, promotion of traditional Indian arts and crafts, and his lasting impact on his son, Rudyard, author of The Jungle Book.
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Scarf made in Jeypore (now Jaipur), India, ca. 1850. Woven cotton, block printed. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 812-1852.