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Painting - Six figures depicting military uniforms

Six figures depicting military uniforms

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Tanjore (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and gouache on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.39:7-1987

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

1. Madras Horse Artillery.
2. Madras Light Cavalry.
3. Madras Rifle Corps.
4. Madras Pioneers.
5. Madras Native Infantry.
6. Foot Artillery.
One of a volume of thirty folios depicting castes, occupations, methods of cultivation and procession scenes.

Place of Origin

Tanjore (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and gouache on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in English:Goozaratte cast

Dimensions

Height: 39.5 cm, Width: 58.5 cm

Object history note

From a volume containing thirty folios depicting castes, occupations, methods of cultivation and processions. Bought from Mr. G. Goolden who had it from his late cousin Richard Goolden. RP 87/672

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache and watercolour, Six figures depicting military uniforms, Tanjore, 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, 59 - 65 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Paper

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Paintings; Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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