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Woodcut - Guru Nanak with followers

Guru Nanak with followers

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Lahore (possibly, made)
    Amritsar (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut

  • Museum number:

    IM.2:33-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Guru Nanak is sitting under a tree with followers and attendants. The founder of the Sikh religion, Guru Nanak was born in 1469 near Lahore.

Place of Origin

Lahore (possibly, made)
Amritsar (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut

Object history note

This album contains 196 prints, printings and pen and pencil drawings from Amritsar, Lahore, Bengal and Bombay. The collection is mainly composed of lithograph pictures sold at the local bazaars and fairs.

Descriptive line

Sikh woodcut; Guru Nanak with followers, Punjab, ca. 1870.

Subjects depicted

Figures; Sikhism

Categories

Prints; Sikhism

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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