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Narayan on the waters with Lakshmi massaging his legs surrounded by Narada, Maruti, Garuda and Tumbra, all surrounded by roundels. Coloured transfer lithograph.

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Description

Nārāyana is an incarnation of Vishnu

Maruti is another name for Hanuman

Tumbara is another spelling for Tumburu who is usually the personified tambour

Lettering in Devanagari script

The subject of the picture is also represented under the title "Vishnu on the milk ocean"

Publication/Creation

Bombay (Giragamra Mumbai) : Bambe Siti Press (Bombay City Press) (Bombay : Ganapat Panduranga Kelasakana and Jayaram Dhondasheta Musuraka)

Physical description

1 print : transfer lithograph, with watercolour

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25928i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Sanskrit
  • Hindi



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