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Dost Muhammad

  • 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.147-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, paint on ivory, a miniature portrait of Dost Muhammad. Khan, of Kabul, died 1863. Three quarter view, head and shoulders, facing left. White beard. Yellow and blue robe, white and gold turban. Background white and pale blue.

Place of Origin

Lahore (made)

Date

ca. 1850 - ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Dost Mahomed Khan King of Cabool
Inscribed on reverse in English

Dimensions

Diameter: 50 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, portrait miniature, Dost Muhammad, paint on ivory, Lahore, ca. 1850-1870

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

p. 187, cat. no. 85.
Paintings of the Sikhs / W.G. Archer. London: H. M. Stationery Office, 1966

Materials

Paint; Ivory

Techniques

Painted

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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