Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor, Author | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor, Author

Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor, Author | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Carte-de-visite of Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor (1783-1867), Indian scholar and author. Best known for writing the Sanskrik Encyclopedia, Sabdakalpadruma (or Cabda Kalpa Druma). Inscription on photograph reads, "Raja Radhakant, Deva Bahadoor, Author of the Sanscrit [<i>sic</i>] Encyclopedia, 'Cabda Kalpa Druma,' 1857."
DESCRIPTION
Carte-de-visite of Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor (1783-1867), Indian scholar and author. Best known for writing the Sanskrik Encyclopedia, Sabdakalpadruma (or Cabda Kalpa Druma). Inscription on photograph reads, "Raja Radhakant, Deva Bahadoor, Author of the Sanscrit [sic] Encyclopedia, 'Cabda Kalpa Druma,' 1857."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:47817
Creation Date: 1857
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875 : Increase A. Lapham papers, 1825-1930
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 24
Original Dimensions:2.5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Also commonly known as Radhakant Deb. Handwritten inscription on back reads: "Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor, author of the Sanscrit Encyclopedia, Cabda Kalpa Druma, F.R.- [cut from card] Northern Antiquaries, 1857, From I.A. Lapham's Collection." From album of portrait photographs collected by Lapham depicting scientists and artists, ca. 1860-ca. 1875. Images include portraits of geologists, botanists, sculptors, and authors.
SUBJECTS
Men
Portrait photography
Authors
Clothing and dress
Hats
Antiquities
Books
Writing

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