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Page 122: Shiva and Parvati on Nandi bull. Watercolour drawing.

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1 drawing : watercolour

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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

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Siva is depicted in this image with a crescent moon on one side of his head and a stream of water on the other. This stream is an aquatic form of the goddess, Ganga, and the moon represents the goddess Sinivali

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Wellcome Library no. 27357i

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