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Drawing - Hookah

Hookah

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)
    1798 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solvyns, Frans Balthasar (artist)

  • Museum number:

    8937:184

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case S, shelf 24, box B

Date

late 18th century (made)
1798 (published)

Artist/maker

Solvyns, Frans Balthasar (artist)

Object history note

One of 250 images from 'Manners, Customs and Dresses of the Hindoos', 1798:
Section I. Hindoo Castes with their professions (66)
Section II. Domestic Servants employed by Europeans (35)
Section III. Hindoo Men (8)
Section IV. Hindoo Women (8)
Section V. Vehicles etc. (8)
Section VI. Palanquins (8)
Section VII. Fakirs (10)
Section VIII. Pleasure Boats (13)
Section IX. Boats of Lading (17)
Section X. Various modes of smoking the hookah, etc. (8)
Section XI. Musicians with Instruments (36)
Section XII. Gestivals, ceremonies etc. (22)
Frontispieces to the various sections: - Views, Street and River Scenes, etc. (11)

Descriptive line

Frans Balthasar Solvyns, 'Hookah' from 'Manners, Customs and Dresses of the Hindoos', 1798.

Subjects depicted

Hookahs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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