- Museum number
- Object: Baboo Gooroopersaud Bose
Portrait of Baboo Gooroopersaud Bose, sitting, wearing a turban, and cloak. 1839-1846.
- Production date
Height: 42.80 centimetres (folio)
Height: 26.60 centimetres (print)
Width: 36 centimetres (folio)
Width: 18.70 centimetres (print)
- Curator's comments
- Folio Collection: This print was collected by J. B. Davis and mounted in a folio.
Print: Printed on top of a two pieces of paper adhered together.
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), of which this print is listed.
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
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 2 (series number)
Miscellaneous number: No.2 (series number)