Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Drawing - One of ten drawings of details of pietra-dura ornamentation on the cenotaphs of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal, at Agra.
  • One of ten drawings of details of pietra-dura ornamentation on the cenotaphs of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal, at Agra.
  • Enlarge image

One of ten drawings of details of pietra-dura ornamentation on the cenotaphs of Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal, at Agra.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Agra (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    AL.8484:5

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Inlay work on the cenotaph of Shah Jahan.

Place of Origin

Agra (made)

Date

ca.1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Tomb of Shah Jahan.E'
Inscribed in front in pencil:

Dimensions

Length: 56.5 cm, Width: 79 cm

Descriptive line

Architectural; drawings, wataercolour, Inlay work on the cenotaph of Shah Jahan, Agra, ca.1840

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 150 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Cenotaphs

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.