Reflecting the spirit of East Indian myths, legends, and fables, those illustrations have been compiled by means of probably the most 19th century’s optimum Orientalists. Edward Moor printed The Hindu Pantheon in 1810, and this new quantity attracts upon his exposition of India’s non secular iconography to provide a impressive array of pictures of Hindu deities.
Dramatic engravings and line drawings come with scenes from the Ramayana and Mahabharata in addition to temple pictures of Krishna, Vishnu, Siva, and different best gods and goddesses. Many are derived from bronze collectible figurines; others are reproduced from manuscript illustrations. All seem with captions for ease of id.