Publication of Freer's Oriental Studies Series Begins

Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

The first work in the Freer Gallery of Art's Oriental Studies series, "The Story of Kălaka: Text, History, Legends, and Miniature Paintings of the Śvetămbara Jain Hagiographical Work, the Kălakăcăryakathă," is published. The author, W. Norman Brown, is professor of Sanskrit at the University of Pennsylvania and curator of Indian art at the Pennsylvania Museum of Art.

Subject

  • Brown, W. N
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Museum of Art

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Brown, Norman W. The Story of Kălaka: Text, History, Legends, and Miniature Paintings of the Śvetămbara Jain Hagiographical Work, the Kălakăcăryakathă. Freer Gallery of Art, Oriental Studies 1. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1933.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1933. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1933, p. 25.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1933

Topic

  • Art
  • Museums
  • Indian art
  • Art, Asian
  • Museum publications
  • Painting

Full Record

View Full Record