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Title The Imperial Museum for India and the Colonies
Author(s) Forbes Watson, J
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1876
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher W. H. Allen & Co
Library National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Reference 236.G.Box
Region Europe, South Asia, Australasia, East Asia, Central America and the Caribbean
Names J. Forbes Watson
Places England, City of London, India, Sri Lanka, Ceylon (pp14, 17), Australia (pp9, 15, 17, 20, 33), China (pp13, 15), Hong Kong (pp9, 13, 17, 22), Aden (p13), Malta, Gibraltar (p14), West Indies (pp14-15, 17, 20), North America, United States of America, USA (pp8, 11, 12, 24), Canada (pp9, 15, 17, 20), Africa (pp13, 17), South Africa (p20)
Topics trade, establishing a Colonial Museum (pp4, 5), national interest (p8), English capital (pp10, 11, 24-27), population and trade of the Colonies (p17), plantation colonies, trade (pp18-21), East India Company, trading stations (pp22, 23), debt of India, transport, railways (p10), railway capital (pp24-27), Colonial rule, colonial government, Indian Civil Service (pp26-27, 29-31), religion, Islam, Mohammedanism (p28), Hinduism (p29), suitable site for the Museum (pp34-38), The India Museum Question (pp39-46), establishment of Trade Museums (pp47-56), International Exhibitions (pp57-60), Memorials from the chambers of Commerce to the Government, on the subject of the India Museum (pp60-62)
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