The royal procession of Shah Alam II with his army processing from right to left along the banks of a river. thumbnail 1
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The royal procession of Shah Alam II with his army processing from right to left along the banks of a river.

Painting
ca. 1790 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The painting shows a landscape with paddy fields and a small city in the distance.
There are boats on the river (which is probably the Jumna) and cannons and troops in the middle distance. It is possible the this painting depicts the move of the court from Allahabad to Delhi.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Painting, Shah Alam II, watercolour on paper, Lucknow, ca. 1790
Physical Description
The painting shows a landscape with paddy fields and a small city in the distance.

There are boats on the river (which is probably the Jumna) and cannons and troops in the middle distance. It is possible the this painting depicts the move of the court from Allahabad to Delhi.
Dimensions
  • Length: 34cm
  • Width: 56cm
Style
Object history
Purchased from Miss Olive Copeland.
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 124 p. ISBN 0944142303
Collection
Accession Number
IS.38-1957

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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