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Painting - A baggage carrier

A baggage carrier

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Patna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1826 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lady Amherst

  • Museum number:

    IS.56-1964

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A watercolour of a baggage-carrier with yoke. One of thirty-five drawings of trades and occupations.

Place of Origin

Patna (made)

Date

ca. 1826 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Banghy-burdar. Baggage carrier'.
John Hall 1819 and C. Wilmot 1821.
Inscribed.
Watermark.

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 20.5 cm

Descriptive line

Painting; watercolour paper, A baggage carrier, Patna, 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, 88 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Indian Company Paintings; Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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