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  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 1964

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, on album page, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, a Mughal noble on horseback. He wears a cream-coloured belted robe with a floral design, and a gold and dark red turban.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)


ca. 1790 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Object history note

This album of 104 folios known as the Clive Album was formerly the property of the Earl of Powis, Powis Castle. (RP 1959/1747)

Descriptive line

Painting, Large Clive Album, Mughal noble on horseback, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1790


Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint; Gold



Subjects depicted

Equestrian; Noble


Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Portraits; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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