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I only propose to write a short but comprehensive Essay on Indian Architecture
from the materials I may be able to collect ; to which I shall perhaps add some
descriptions of a few temples and porticoes , principally taken from the Carnatic ,
This moulding is distinguished into greater and less , and forms the principal
ornaments of Indian architecture . It is generally employed in detached pairs , in
bases and cornices , one facing the other in opposite directions , and is formed ...
... found in temples and porticoes of a pure Hindú style . Pillars of Indian
architecture may , with respect to the dimensions , be divided into seven sorts .
The first sort * is a column six diameters high ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE
Having taken the preceding general survey of the several members connected
with the orders of Indian architecture , it ... in use in modern Europe , as have any
correspondence with those of India ; but being destitute of European books which
This affinity between the columns of India and of Rome and Greece is so striking ,
that one would be apt to ascribe it to something more than mere chance , but
there are other columns in the Indian architecture , not only one diameter lower ...
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.