Sixty drawings of Mughal monuments and architectural details.
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Detail of the floral ornament inlaid in pietra-dura work on marble on the outer face of the screen enclosing the cenotaphs in the Taj Mahal.
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Marks and inscriptions
Inscribed with titles on back in English and on front in Persian characters.
Length: 19 cm, Width: 23 cm
Object history note
The drawings are recorded as being by 'native' droughtsmen of the Delhi School in the Office of the Honourable East India Company's Superintendent of Public Buildings and Ancient Monuments at Calcutta, ca.1836.
Architectural; drawings, watercolour, floral ornament, pietra-dura, marble, outer face of cenotaphs, Taj Mahal, Agra, Delhi, 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 145 p. ISBN 0944142303
Pietra-dura; Screen; Cenotaphs; Floral ornament; Marble
Indian Company Paintings
South & South East Asia Collection