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Resources Organized by Time Period: 1750-1919



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Timeline of Art History: Himalayan Region, 1600–1800 A.D.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"The title of Dalai Lama is first bestowed on Sonam Gyatso (1543–1588), the third hierarch of the Gelukpa school of Tibetan Buddhism, by the Mongolian prince Altan Khan, a descendent of the great Genghis Khan, in the sixteenth century." With a period overview, list of key events, and 2 related artworks. Also has links to timelines of South and Southeast Asia during this time.

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Timeline of Art History: South Asia and the Himalayan Region, 1800–1900 A.D.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Established as a commercial interest in the seventeenth century, the British East India Company has become a military force by the nineteenth. A 1799 victory over Tipu Sultan of Mysore (r. 1782–99) propels further conquests in this period, and the company expands its control into Sind, Punjab, Oudh, and Burma." With a period overview, list of key events, and 9 related artworks. Also has links to an abridged list of Islamic rulers and a timeline of Southeast Asia during this time, plus additional information about the art of the Mughal dynasty.

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Timeline of Art History: South Asia and the Himalayan Region, 1900 A.D.–present
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"India struggles for independence from colonial British rule through the early twentieth century, finally gaining its freedom in 1947. At this time, it is decided that a separate Muslim nation will be formed in the areas with the greatest Muslim populations." With a period overview, list of key events, and 7 related artworks. Also has links to an abridged list of Islamic rulers and timelines of Central and North Asia, China, and Southeast Asia during this time.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/?period=11®ion=ssa
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