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Painting - One of two drawings depicting procession scenes in Patna.
  • One of two drawings depicting procession scenes in Patna.
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One of two drawings depicting procession scenes in Patna.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Patna (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on mica

  • Museum number:

    4646:1/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A military officer being carried in a box palanquin by four bearers preceded by a spearman and followed by a pitara carrier and torch-bearer, with oil flask and ten other servants.

Place of Origin

Patna (made)

Date

ca.1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on mica

Dimensions

Length: 12 cm, Width: 18.5 cm

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on mica, A military officer being carried in a box palanquin by four bearers preceded by a spearman; torch-bearer; ten other servants, Pantna, ca. 1860

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 202 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Oil flask; Officers (military officers); Bearers; Torch-bearer; Processions; Spearman; Pitara-carrier; Palanquin; Servants

Categories

Indian Company Paintings; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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