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Indian Drawings

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1920,0917,0.11.22

  • Title (series)

    • Indian Drawings
  • Description

    Rāma, Sīta, Lakṣmaṇa and Hanuman; single-page drawing mounted in an album. Scene from a Ramayana depicting Rāma, Sīta, Lakṣmaṇa and Hanuman underneath a tree on a slope. Inscribed. Album contains 60 Indian drawings and paintings.
    Ink and wash on paper. Album bound in black leather with pages of European paper, watermarked 1799.

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  • School/style

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC(late)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 18.4 centimetres (drawing)
    • Width: 13.6 centimetres (drawing)
    • Height: 32.7 centimetres (page)
    • Width: 19.6 centimetres (page)
    • Height: 34 centimetres (manuscript)
    • Width: 22 centimetres (manuscript)
    • Thickness: 2.9 centimetres (manuscript)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        bottom centre
      • Inscription Language

        Persian
      • Inscription Transliteration

        `amal-i raam sahaaii
      • Inscription Translation

        the work of Ram Sahai
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        on bound page
      • Inscription Comment

        watermarked AD 1799
  • Curator's comments

    See 1920,0917,0.11 .1-.62 for all folios included in this album.

    See 1920,0917,0.11.1 for spine and front matter inscriptions.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1920

  • Acquisition notes

    Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    1920,0917,0.11.22

Ramayana. Rama, Sita, Lak?ma?a and Hanuman. Mounted in an album on pages of European paper, watermarked AD 1799.

Ramayana. Rama, Sita, Lak?ma?a and Hanuman. Mounted in an album on pages of European paper, watermarked AD 1799.

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