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Study of Jaina sculptures and paintings in UK Museums

Several new ideas and materials which emerged through the research in the UK collections helped me in my future researches. The award widened my knowledge and mental horizons.

An internship to study the latest techniques relating to the conservation of paintings at the Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge University.

My internship in the paper conservation department at the Hamilton Kerr Institute at the University of Cambridge was really interesting and exciting. It is not an exaggeration if I sawy it is a well equipped conservation studio with highly experienced conservators. My aim was to learn some advanced techniques implemented in conservation, mainly on Indian miniature paintings and western paintings on paper. I was looking for various techniques on consolidation, lining of paper paintings, relaxing of cockled and wrinkled paintings, filling of missing areas and mounting techniques.

Portable Antiquities Scheme

To research the system and procedures of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS)

pre-Mughal Western India

To study the pictorial traditions of pre-Mughal Western India to begin understanding the logics guiding the formal structure of paintings and to determine their semiotic functions in linguistically hybrid Jain and Vaishnava manuscripts