During his school years the arts and cultural historian and metaphysician Ananda Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) was clearly influenced by Alfred Russel Wallace, and is known later to have corresponded with, and supplied information to, him. Up to now the connections involved had been obscure, but a new investigation suggests that Wallace had previously interacted with Ananda’s mother and/or father.
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Smith, Charles H., "Alfred Russel Wallace Notes 17: More on the South Asian Connection" (2021). Faculty/Staff Personal Papers. Paper 201.