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Drawing - A specimen of illuminated calligraphy and ten drawings of pietra-dura work in the Taj Mahal, Agra.
  • A specimen of illuminated calligraphy and ten drawings of pietra-dura work in the Taj Mahal, Agra.
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A specimen of illuminated calligraphy and ten drawings of pietra-dura work in the Taj Mahal, Agra.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (possibly, made)
    Agra (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    AL.9249:3

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Floral ornament on top of the cenotaph of Shah Jahan.

Place of Origin

Delhi (possibly, made)
Agra (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Length: 21 cm, Width: 16 cm

Descriptive line

Drawings, ink watercolour, Delhi or Agra, ca.1820

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 141 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Floral ornament; Cenotaph

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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