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Painting - An album containing fifty-three drawings depicting occupations.
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An album containing fifty-three drawings depicting occupations.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Lucknow (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1815 - ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    AL.7970:6

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A lady reading a letter.

Place of Origin

Lucknow (made)

Date

ca.1815 - ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with identifications in Urdu and sometimes English.

'A lady of rank reading an Epistle; The camel driver awaiting her pleasure'
Inscribed:

Dimensions

Length: 22.5 cm, Width: 15 cm

Descriptive line

indian characters; Paintings, tempera, Lucknow School

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 124 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Lady; Reading; Letter

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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