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Album page - Rites and Festivals of Muslims and the main Hindu Castes
  • Rites and Festivals of Muslims and the main Hindu Castes
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Rites and Festivals of Muslims and the main Hindu Castes

  • Object:

    Album page

  • Place of origin:

    Faizabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1774 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The wedding of Shuja's son: gifts being brought, the wedding procession, the feast being held in a garden.

Place of Origin

Faizabad (made)


ca. 1774 (made)



Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with notes relating to the illustrations and a list of contents giving Gentil's title and a brief description for each folio. Inscribed inside front cover.


Length: 37 cm, Width: 53.5 cm

Descriptive line

Gentil; Manuscripts, Col J B J Gentil, Faizabad, ca. 1774. Page number 32 (Gentil numbered two successive pages '22'). The wedding of Shuja's son.

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 121 p. ISBN 0944142303
p. 84, cat. 2
The Jewels of India: Marg, 1995 Number: ISBN 81-85026-30-0


Watercolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Gifts; Marriage; Jewellery; Garden; Feast


Indian Company Paintings; Jewellery


South & South East Asia Collection

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