- Museum number
- Object: Baboo Bishonauth Mullyloll
Portrait of Baboo Bishonauth Mullyloll with a moustache, wearing a turban, a pair of glasses on his forehead, a robe, and a garment crossed over his chest. July 1844.
- Production date
- July 1844
Height: 42.80 centimetres (folio)
Height: 27.30 centimetres (print)
Width: 36 centimetres (folio)
Width: 18.90 centimetres (print)
- Curator's comments
- 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
- Five pin holes on left of paper.
- Acquisition date
- Registration number