Introduction; The Kern Institute Photographic Collections; On the Threshold of Renewal: A Reorganized Archaeological Survey; Lahore: Life as a Surveyor; A Delightful Burden: Heritage Care in a New Age; The Art of Fieldwork; Archaeological Heritage in the Museum: To Interest the Uninformed & Inform the Interested; All in the Family? On Britishers, Europeans & the Indianization of the Survey; Epilogue; Chronology; Glossary; Index.
Gerda Theuns-de Boer studied at Utrecht University, Department of Indian and Iranian Languages and Cultures, specialising in art and archaeology of South and Southeast Asia. Since 1999 she has focused on art and archaeology photography. She is the manager of the photo collection of the Department of Languages and Cultures of India and her articles have been published in several books and journals.
A meticulously produced work of colonial and photographic history. -- The Telegraph