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Painting - One of sixty-three paintings depicting occupations, festivals and ships.
  • One of sixty-three paintings depicting occupations, festivals and ships.
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One of sixty-three paintings depicting occupations, festivals and ships.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on mica (White line drawing with colour indications)

  • Museum number:

    IS.36:3-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A paddle-steamer towing a canopied craft.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)

Date

ca.1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on mica (White line drawing with colour indications)

Object history note

These paintings were acquired by W.G. Archer in Patna in 1948 from Ishwari Prasad, the Patna painter, who attributed them to his Murshidabad ancestors and had retained them as models for further paintings.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on mica, A paddle-steamer towing a canopied craft, Murshidabad, ca.1830.

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 197 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Subjects depicted

Paddle steamers; Canopied craft

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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