ISSN : 0231-844X (print), 2533-5685 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor : Jiří Honzl

Sojourn of Enrique Stanko Vráz on the Gold Coast

The traveller and collector Enrique Stanko Vráz (1860–1932) spent the period from 1885 to 1888 on the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana) where he collected zoological and botanical material, hunted animals and photographed. During the same period, Friedrich Louis Ramseyer, a missionary from Basel, spent…

Chamba Rumal: Embroideries of the Himalayan Region

India has a great tradition of embroidery and different regions have distinctive styles of fine embroidery on cotton, silk and wool fabric. From coverlets to garments, these embroideries have lots of charm and attraction. Of all the regions of the country, the most artistic and picturesque…