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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:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TST

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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