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Page 26: two images, one portrait, the other a trade scene. Watercolour drawings.

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27118i
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About this work

Description

Dost Mohammed Khan was the King of Kabul and Ghazni, he was also Amir of Afghanistan 1836-1840, when he surrended to the British, he became Amir of Afghanistan again in 1841-1863

Physical description

1 drawing : watercolour, with indian ink and oxidised gold

Lettering

The man is cleaning the cotton. Purchaser.

Notes

Part of a collection in an album of Company drawings ranging in subject-matter from social scenes, trades, religious scenes and deities, gardens, sports and portraits. All drawn in watercolour, some with pencil and oxidised gold, some similar to the Kalighat style

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Dost Mohd Khan, King of Kabul"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27118i

Languages

  • English


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