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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

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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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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

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Wellcome Library no. 27352i

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