Asutosh Museum of Indian Art


Asutosh Museum of Indian Art

Asutosh Museum of Indian Art is an art museum located in the main campus of University of Calcutta on College Street, Kolkata (previously Calcutta), India. Established in 1937, it is the first public museum in any University in India. cite web
url = http://www.caluniv.ac.in/museum/museum_frame.htm
title = Asutosh Museum of Indian Art
accessdate = 2007-04-05
work = Museum
publisher = University of Calcutta
] The university museum is named after Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee who was the Vice-Chancellor of the university for four consecutive two-year terms (1906–1914) and a fifth two-year term (1921–23). The objective of the museum was to collect and preserve specimens of various phases of Indian art with special emphasis on the art of Bengal.cite web
url = http://banglapedia.net/HT/A_0341.HTM
title = Asutosh Museum of Indian Art
accessdate = 2007-04-05
last = Goswami
first = Niranjan
work = Banglapedia
publisher = Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
]

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