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Drawing - Sixty drawings of Mughal monuments and architectural details.
  • Sixty drawings of Mughal monuments and architectural details.
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Sixty drawings of Mughal monuments and architectural details.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1836 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    IM.1-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mausoleum of Shaikh Salim Chisti, Fatehpur Sikri.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

ca.1836 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with titles on back in English and on front in Persian characters.

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm, Width: 23 cm

Object history note

Built in ca.1572.
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.

Descriptive line

Architectural; drawings, watercolour, Mausoleum of Shaikh Salim Chisti, 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 144 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Mausoleum

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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