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

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Nepal (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1836 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, ink, wash, pencil on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.458-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two musical instruments:

1. A curved flageolet (mohalli) with nine holes, twelve bands and a reed.
2. A straight flageolet with nine holes and a reed.

Place of Origin

Nepal (made)

Date

ca.1836 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink, wash, pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

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, 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 179-180 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Pen; Ink; Wash; Pencil; Paper

Subjects depicted

Musical instruments; Music

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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