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Har Day

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Lahore (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 - ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted on ivory

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Central Council for the Care of Churches.

  • Museum number:

    IS.152-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, paint on ivory, a miniature portrait of the Rani (queen) of Ranjit Singh, Har Day. Three quarter view, head and shoulders, facing left, against a pale blue background. She wears a purple veil and green dress and leans against a red cushion.

Place of Origin

Lahore (made)

Date

ca. 1850 - ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on reverse in English: Har Day Runjeet Singh's queen.

Dimensions

Diameter: 47 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, Har Day, paint on ivory, Lahore, ca. 1850-1870

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 177. cat. no. 54.
Paintings of the Sikhs / W.G. Archer. London: H. M. Stationery Office, 1966

Materials

Paint; Ivory

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Queen

Categories

Paintings; Portraits; Indian Company Paintings; Royalty; Sikhism; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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