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A goat about to be beheaded as a Hindu ritual in honour of the goddess Kālī. Gouache painting by an Indian artist.

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[between 1800 and 1899?]
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726259i
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Description

A painting of the same subject in the British Library is described by Archer, op. cit., as "A goat being slaughtered at Kali Puja" (Add. Or. 1147)

Publication/Creation

[India], [between 1800 and 1899?]

Physical description

1 painting : gouache painting, with pen and ink ; sheet 19.5 x 28 cm

Lettering

Cally poojah

References note

Mildred Archer, Company drawings in the India Office Library, London 1972, p. 80

Lettering note

Inscription on verso: "A Hindoo sacrifice"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 726259i

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