Ram Sunaee Singh
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Portrait of Ram Sunaee Singh in two poses, with a moustache and sideburns, wearing a turban and robe, whilst holding a sword and a wooden barrel with animal figure head. May 1840.
- May 1840
- Height: 26.9 centimetres (print)
- Width: 18.8 centimetres (print)
- Height: 42.8 centimetres (folio)
- Width: 36 centimetres (folio)
Inscription Positionfront of print
Ram Sunaee Singh.
Naik 3rd Comp, H.C.47th Regiment N.I.
A Beseun, Rajpoot. In the native costumes of his profession.
Inscription CommentPrinted and handwritten in pencil
Folio Collection: This print was collected by J. B. Davis and mounted in a folio.
Associated documents: A front cover of a published sketches by W. Thackery & Co. A letter from W Thackery and a letter from J.B. Davis discussing that Mr Grant used lithography as his printing technique. In addition is a printed leaflet listing the lithographic series by Mr C. Grant, titled: "Rough Sketches of Oriental Heads" (photocopy available in PicDoc 274).
Publisher: It is believed that two publishing companies were assigned rights to publish Mr Colesworthey Grant’s lithographs at different periods of time. W.Thackery & Co is believed to have had the first contract to publish Grant’s lithographs in Calcutta, whilst T. Ostell & Co is believed to have re-published and sold the prints to subscribers with handwritten signatures of the people in the portraits at the request of Grant.
Not on display
Image unstuck from on mounth at three corners. Foxing. Three pin holes on left of print.
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- No.8 (Series number)
Portrait of Ram Sunaee Singh in two poses, with a moustache and sideburns, wearing a turban and robe, whilst holding a sword and a wooden barrel with animal figure head. May 1840. Lithograph
Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum
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Object reference number: EAS111584
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