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Painting - The Temple of Shiva at Jambukeshvara near Shrirangam.
  • The Temple of Shiva at Jambukeshvara near Shrirangam.
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The Temple of Shiva at Jambukeshvara near Shrirangam.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Tiruchchirappalli (Probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on watermarked paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The Temple of Shiva at Jambukeshvara near Shrirangam. In the court on the right is the garlanded lingam under the Jambu tree, and in the left court is the green-skinned goddess Akilandeswari.

Place of Origin

Tiruchchirappalli (Probably, made)


ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Gouache on watermarked paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscription; decoration; Telugu; Telugu; Beneath illustration

'21. Jambookistnasawmy under the Tree and the Goddess Agheelanda Easwery at ... [illegible]'
Inscription; decoration; English; Roman; Beneath illustration


Height: 22 cm, width: 18 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr A. Churchill, 1923.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on watermarked paper, The ^Temple of Shiva at Jambukeshvara near Shrirangam, Trichinopoly, ca. 1825.

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 26, 27 p. ISBN 0944142303


Gouache; Paper



Subjects depicted



Hinduism; Paintings; Indian Company Paintings


South & South East Asia Collection

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