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One of the Figures on the small Pagoda at Taurputree in the Ceded Districts -- April 1827

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1997,1109,0.140

  • Title (object)

    • One of the Figures on the small Pagoda at Taurputree in the Ceded Districts -- April 1827
  • Description

    A pen and black ink drawing with grey wash of a statue of Viṣṇu on a plinth in a niche. Inscribed and dated.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1827
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 20.5 centimetres
    • Width: 13.7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        Vertically on the right side of the drawing.
      • Inscription Language

        English
      • Inscription Content

        One of the Figures on the Small Pagoda at Taurputree in the Ceded Districts -- April 1827.
  • Curator's comments

    From an album titled: "Worthless Scraps from Many Lands".

  • Bibliography

    • de Pencier 1987 pp. 24-30 bibliographic details
  • Condition

    Possibly cut down on the left side.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1997

  • Acquisition notes

    Prior to acquisition by the BM the collection was kept in Vancouver (Canada) by the vendor who was a descendant of the artist.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1997,1109,0.140

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