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Drawing - One of seven sheets of drawings depicting implements and musical instruments.

One of seven sheets of drawings depicting implements and musical instruments.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Nepal (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1836 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, ink, wash, pencil on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Machines and implements used for preparing oil and sugar:

1. An oil-press.
2. A sugar-cane-press.
3. A mallet with a curved horn-shaped end.
4. An adze.

Place of Origin

Nepal (made)


ca.1836 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink, wash, pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

inscribed at the corner of sheet with details of the drawings.


Length: 28 cm, Width: 44 cm

Object history note

Presented by Mrs F.C Foster, 1923, daughter of A.J. Campbell, Superintendent of Darjeeling, Bengal.

Descriptive line

Drawings; pen, ink, wash, pencil, paper, machines, implements, Nepal, ca.1836

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 180 p. ISBN 0944142303


Pen; Ink; Wash; Pencil; Paper

Subjects depicted

Implements; Machines; Sugar; Oil


Indian Company Paintings


South & South East Asia Collection

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