Page 121: Sita being lured by a disguised Ravana, while Rama and Laksmana hunt in the forest. Watercolour drawing.

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1 drawing : watercolour


Ravana was the King of Lanka and archenemy of Rama. He disguised himself as a religious mendicant and abducted Sita (Rama's wife), while Rama and his brother Laksmana were hunting


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


Wellcome Collection 27352i


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