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Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.2:146-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Sikh ruler and his attendant are visiting a holy man, whose attendant holds a peack-feather morchhal over him. Below, the Sikh noble's horse is held by an attendant, facing a cow and calf.

Place of Origin

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

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut on paper

Object history note

This group contains 196 prints, paintings, 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 of a Sikh ruler visiting a holy man, Lahore or Amritsar, about 1870

Production Note

Popular Sikh

Materials

Ink; Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Print

Subjects depicted

Cattle; Religious (people); Horses; Monarchs; Nobles

Categories

Prints; Religion; Sikhism

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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