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An Indian Extravaganza with Dr. Rosie Llewellyn-Jones and Madeline Edmead

16 March @ 9:45 am - 2:45 pm



An authority on colonial India from the 18th to the 20th century, Rosie Llewellyn Jones studied Indian languages at SOAS and gained her PhD there, and has since dedicated her working life to writing and lecturing on India in the 18th and 19th centuries. She was appointed MBE for her services to the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia and British Indian Studies in the 2015 New Year’s Honours Lists.

Programme Summary

10-11am Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones. The role of British Engineers in building the Indian Railways.

Engineers working in Colonial India have never received proper attention. Their role in building the infrastructure of the British Raj and fantasy palaces for Indian princes is examined here. Different solutions for a different climate heralded a Heath Robinson approach long before the man was born.

11.45am-12.30pm Madeline Edmead. Art and Architecture in the British Raj part 1

1.30-2.15pm. Madeline Edmead. Art and Architecture in the British Raj part 2

Lion Martiniere, Lucknow
Zoffany painting at St John’s Kolkata

To book, send a cheque clearly marked “Indian” made payable to “P.A.E.S.” along with your name, address and telephone number to:

Jennie and Robin Youle
6 Malpas Drive
Pinner, HA5 1DF

Phone: 020 8866 0809

Please enclose an S.A.E. for receipt and confirmation of booking. A place cannot be reserved for you until your cheque has been received and confirmed.

No refunds within two weeks of the Study Day.


16 March
9:45 am - 2:45 pm


Jennie and Robin Youle
020 8866 0809


The Verden Gallery, Upstairs at West House
West House, Pinner Memorial Park
Pinner, HA5 1AE United Kingdom
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