“Curry & Rice” on Forty Plates: The British Raj Encore
August 28, 2009
In 1859, George Francklin Atkinson, a captain of the Bengal Engineers and a writer of some imagination as well as artistic skill, published “Curry & Rice” on Forty Plates: or the Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station” in India. Illustrated with forty drawings, or the “plates” in question, Atkinson’s fictitious account of life in … More “Curry & Rice” on Forty Plates: The British Raj Encore
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