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South Asian / Indian Art, Illustration, Graphic Design & Typography. Formerly at eyeburfi.tumblr.com. Twitter: @eyeburfi.

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acaryadasa:

A seventeenth century Bhagavata Purana manuscript (source)

More images from this illuminated scroll here

Poster for workshop by charcoal artist Priya Sebastian. Designed by Prabha Mallya 

Poster for workshop by charcoal artist Priya Sebastian. Designed by Prabha Mallya 

A gallery of hybrid animals by Sukumar Ray, Bengali nonsense poet, c. 1923. Via

A gallery of hybrid animals by Sukumar Ray, Bengali nonsense poet, c. 1923. Via

Illustration from The Great Race, a children’s book by mata ni pachedi artist Jagdish Chitara. Via Under The Banyan Tree

Illustration from The Great Race, a children’s book by mata ni pachedi artist Jagdish Chitara. Via Under The Banyan Tree




The Baital disappeared through the darkness. Illustration by Ernest Griset for 
Vikram and the vampire, or, Tales of Hindu devilry by Sir Richard F. Burton, 1893. Via Russell Library
The Baital disappeared through the darkness. Illustration by Ernest Griset for 
Vikram and the vampire, or, Tales of Hindu devilry by Sir Richard F. Burton, 1893. Via Russell Library
oldbookillustrations:

Madhusadan proceeded to make his incantations, despite terrible sights in the air.
Ernest Griset, from Vikram and the vampire, or Tales of Hindu devilry, by Richard Francis Burton, London, 1893.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

Madhusadan proceeded to make his incantations, despite terrible sights in the air.

Ernest Griset, from Vikram and the vampire, or Tales of Hindu devilry, by Richard Francis Burton, London, 1893.

(Source: archive.org)

yama-bato:

Book of IconographyNepal, Himalayas1575-1600

yama-bato:

Book of Iconography
Nepal, Himalayas
1575-1600

Pegasus, the winged horse, from a Deccani manuscript of the astrological work Nujum al-‘Ulum (Stars of Sciences), copied from an earlier work (dated AD 1575) which was commissioned by Ali Adil Shah II of Bijapur. Via Wellcome Library

Pegasus, the winged horse, from a Deccani manuscript of the astrological work Nujum al-‘Ulum (Stars of Sciences), copied from an earlier work (dated AD 1575) which was commissioned by Ali Adil Shah II of Bijapur. Via Wellcome Library

at walima (by lebanese illustrator mazen kerbaj)

at walima (by lebanese illustrator mazen kerbaj)

'The Ice-Cream Man', from Following My Paint Brush by Madhubani artist Dulari Devi. Via Pop Op

'The Ice-Cream Man', from Following My Paint Brush by Madhubani artist Dulari Devi. Via Pop Op

Cover for Telugu edition of children’s magazine Chandamama. Via Wikipedia.

Cover for Telugu edition of children’s magazine Chandamama. Via Wikipedia.

Covers for Telugu edition of children’s magazine Chandamama.

Covers for Telugu edition of children’s magazine Chandamama.

Cover for Telugu edition of the children’s magazine Chandamama.

Cover for Telugu edition of the children’s magazine Chandamama.

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