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Playing cards

Playing cards

  • Place of origin:

    Gujarat (made)

  • Date:

    1776 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brahmin Sadanand (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, ink, watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W. Appleby

  • Museum number:

    IS.12E-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of seventeen European-style rectangular playing cards with drawings on the back.

Place of Origin

Gujarat (made)

Date

1776 (made)

Artist/maker

Brahmin Sadanand (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink, watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Bonro [sic] or Merchant'
Inscribed in ink.

Dimensions

Length: 9.3 cm, Width: 6.3 cm

Object history note

Presented by W. Appleby, 1961.

Descriptive line

Playing card, nine of clubs, one of seventeen European-style rectangular playing cards with drawings on the back, Gujarat, 1776

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period. Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992. 177p. ISBN 0944142303.

Materials

Pen; Ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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