The Nautch, an entertainment given in 1841 by Rajah Chundoo Lal for General James Stuart Fraser, British Resident at Hyderabad; a group of Indians and Europeans, nobles and soldiers, gathered in rows in front of a building with large open arches and an interior gallery, watching women dancing on the right, with dishes of fruit in the foreground and armed men and boys on the left; proof before letters.
- Height: 552 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Width: 777 millimetres (trimmed?)
For a key-plate, dated 1844, see 1978,U.1984
British Printmakers XIXc Plan Press
- Associated with: Hyderabad
- (Asia,India,Deccan,Andhra Pradesh,Hyderabad District (India),Hyderabad (India))
- With contribution from: British Museum Friends
- With contribution from: National Heritage Memorial Fund
- With contribution from: The Art Fund
- With contribution from: Friends of Prints and Drawings
- With contribution from: Mrs Charles Wrightsman
- With contribution from: Michael Marks Charitable Trust
- Purchased from: Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd
Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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Object reference number: PPA353329
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