Royal Hunts

Album Page
ca. 1774 (made)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 37cm
  • Width: 53.5cm
Style
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.)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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
Collection
Accession Number
IS.25:7-1980

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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