Mujammad Ali Walajah - Tilly Kettle

On the Road … Fort St. George

(Posted August 22, 2014) This comes to you from my recent trip to Chennai. On a sultry August afternoon this year, I had gone to visit Fort St. George upon being told that it holds a museum within that is open to the public. Unlike Fort William in Calcutta which is the headquarters of the …

Ortelius Map of East Indies

East Indies in the Archives

The First Indians in England (Posted Friday February 21, 2014) To read the rest of the East Indies in the Archives blog click here. This blog is an experiment of sorts, a gathering of snippets of information about early European perceptions of the East Indies, and more importantly the first traces of East Indians, as …