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Album page - Rites and Beliefs of the Hindus

Rites and Beliefs of the Hindus

  • Object:

    Album page

  • Place of origin:

    Faizabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1774 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    IS.25:41-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Eight ways of swearing oaths. Trials by ordeal, etc.

Place of Origin

Faizabad (made)

Date

ca. 1774 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with notes relating to the illustrations and a list of contents giving Gentil's title and a brief description for each folio. Inscribed inside front cover.

Dimensions

Length: 37 cm, Width: 53.5 cm

Descriptive line

Gentil; Manuscripts, Col J B J Gentil, Faizabad, ca. 1774. Page number 40 (Gentil numbered two successive pages '22'). Eight ways of swearing oaths. The text on the back of this page relates to the next image, IS.25:42-1980.

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 121 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Oaths

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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