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Two Hindu musicians and a highly decorated cow with the symbol of Hanuman painted on its forehead. Gouache drawing.

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The symbol of Hanumān painted in gold on the cow's forehead indicates that these entertainers regard him as their patron. Hanumān is reguared as the protector and patron of wandering acrobats and wrestlers

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1 drawing : gouache, with gold and gum arabic

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Wellcome Library no. 32965i

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