Indian School Calcutta

Painting
1859 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Watercolour depicting young boys seated on mats around their master, working on slates or palm leaves.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil and watercolour heightened with white
Brief Description
Watercolour, school, boys, Calcutta, William Simpson, 1859
Physical Description
Watercolour depicting young boys seated on mats around their master, working on slates or palm leaves.
Dimensions
  • Height: 25cm
  • Width: 35.2cm
Production
ILLIA
Bibliographic Reference
Rohatgi P. and Parlett G., assisted by Imray S. and Godrej P. Indian Life and Landscape by Western Artists: Paintings and Drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, 17th to the early 20th century. Published by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, in association with V&A, London, 2008. ISBN 81-901020-9-5.p. 292, pl. 2
Collection
Accession Number
1169-1869

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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