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Painting - Cotton maker

Cotton maker

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Tanjore (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 - ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache and watercolour

  • Museum number:

    IS.97-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of sixteen paintings depicting various occupations.
This one of a cotton maker cassurar (?) cast.

Place of Origin

Tanjore (made)

Date

ca. 1840 - ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Watermark 1839
Inscribed in pencil in English

Dimensions

Height: 48.5 cm, Width: 30 cm

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache and watercolour, cotton maker, Tanjore, ca. 1840 - ca. 1850

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, 66 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Indian Company Paintings; Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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