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Lockwood de Forest, Ahmadabad, and American Orientalism   by Ibn Warraq From New English Review, August 2009. Part 1 One of my great pleasures is exploring cities, the larger the city, the greater the surprises and serendipitous discoveries. However much you may think you know London, or Paris, or New York, there are, I wager, parts that […]

Lockwood de Forest’s Indian Inspired Design by Ibn Warraq   From the New English Review, September 2009.   Lockwood de Forest in India and Nepal, continued from Part I. De Forest was able to establish a workshop with the help of Muggenbhai Hutheesing in Ahmadabad by Spring, 1881, and continue his tour northwards to Jaipur, […]

Lockwood de Forest’s Successors by Ibn Warraq    From the New English Review,  October 2009  (Part III of the Lockwood de Forest series.) Read Part 1 here and Part 11 here. ) It is very likely that Lockwood de Forest visited the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1878, which played such an important role in furthering the aims […]