Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Album page - Royal Hunts

Royal Hunts

  • Object:

    Album page

  • Place of origin:

    Faizabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1774 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    IS.25:7-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hunt of Newab Salabt Jang (1751-61), Soubadar of the Deccan, near Aurangabad in 1753. Gentil was present at this hunt for black buck with cheetahs. The tent is for the nawab and his ladies.

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 7. Hunt of Nawab Salabat Jang for black buck with cheetahs. The text on the back of this page relates to the next image, IS.25:8-1980.

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 119 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Tent; Cheetahs; Ladies

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.