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view Unknown Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Handkerchief, with 'chikan' embroidery, Calcutta, mid 19th century Height: 42 cm approx., Width: 42 cm approx. Paris Exhibition, 1867 Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) South Asia, room 41 The East India Railway opened between Calcutta (Howrah) and Pandua in 1854. This superb example of 'chikan' embroidery was shown at the Paris Exhibition in 1867. 557 2014-08-29T19:20:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:53.000Z 22.54994 South Asia, room 41, case 10 88.371582 cotton, silk, muslin White muslin, with white cotton and pink silk embroidery 0542(IS) 0542is O18878 Handkerchief 1 White muslin handkerchief with a border of 'chikan' embroidery in white cotton and pink silk,... Calcutta This delightful handkerchief is embroidered in white cotton thread with a repeating design of... 3 VA handkerchief-handkerchief-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z embroidered Handkerchief 1875 1825 view
view 2006au7271 jpg s Hamilton & Company Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1869-12-31 1860-01-01 1860s (made) Huqqa of silver and silver inlaid bidri work, with stem entwined with lotus flowers, Hamilton &... Height: 85 cm, Diameter: 50 cm maximum Paris Exhibition, 1867 Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) Silver, room 67 A few Europeans smoked huqqas as late as the 1860s although it was becoming less socially... This flamboyant water pipe was almost certainly made for the 1867 Paris exhibition. It is a... 1407 2014-08-29T19:24:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:53.000Z 22.54994 Silver, room 67, case 11 88.371582 Pseudo-assay marks of an elephant and 'P' in Bengali script on the cover of the 'chilim' (tobacco... Silver, bidri, alloy Blackened zinc alloy overlaid with silver (bidri) 2510:1 to 3/(IS) 25100 O18886 Huqqa 1 Huqqa with Indian metal design (bidri) work base and stand, with applied silver flowers around... Calcutta 2006AU7271 Letter 'P' in Bengali script close to the pseudo-assay marks denotes the name of the craftsman. This object was purchased by the India Museum at the Paris Exhibition of 1867 and transferred to... 3 VA huqqa-huqqa-hamilton-company 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z inlay, inlaid Huqqa 1869 1860 view
view 2013gl4160 jpg s Svarnakar, Gopi Charan Archer, Mildred, Indian Popular Painting in the India Office Library, London: Her Majesty's... SSEA 1870-12-31 1860-01-01 c.1860 - 1870 (Made) Height: 26.5 cm, Width: 34.2 cm Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) 1606 2014-08-29T19:25:48.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:48.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 'Shri Navakrishna san Shobhabajar' 'Shri Shri Kamale kamini' 'Shrimanter Kamale kamini darshan'... paper, ink Print on paper E.5524-1904 e55241904 O103145 Woodcut Mangalachandi (a form of Chandi or Durga) as 'Kamalekamini' (the lady in a lotus), seated on a... Calcutta 2013GL4160 Woodcut print 3 the-appearance-of-kamale-kaminee-woodcut-svarnakar-gopi-charan 2013-08-21T00:00:00.000Z printing The appearance of 'Kamale kaminee' before Shrimanta 1870 1860 view
view 2006ah2982 jpg s Bourne, Samuel PDP 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Photograph by Samuel Bourne of ships docked on the Ganges, Calcutta, India, about 1850 Height: 15.2 cm, Width: 1050 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) left his job as a bank clerk in Nottingham to become a professional... 15375 2014-08-29T20:18:15.000Z 2014-08-29T20:18:15.000Z 22.54994 Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX3, shelf XM, box 50 88.371582 Albumen print PH.2457-1900 ph24571900 O81552 Photograph 1 Albumen print of Calcutta ships docked on the river Ganges. Calcutta 2006AH2982 3 VA calcutta-ships-docked-on-the-photograph-bourne-samuel 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Calcutta ships docked on the river Ganges 1875 1825 view
view 2006ah2796 jpg s Unknown PDP 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Photograph of the Handing-over ceremony of the Crown to Queen Victoria, Calcutta, India, 19th... Height: 21.4 cm, Width: 15.6 cm Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M 15382 2014-08-29T20:18:17.000Z 2014-08-29T20:18:17.000Z 22.54994 Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX3, shelf XM, box 47 88.371582 albumen Albumen print PH.2425-1900 ph24251900 O81561 Photograph 1 Albumen print of a Government ceremony to witness the handing of the British Crown from the East... Calcutta 2006AH2796 3 VA ceremony-witnessing-the-handing-of-photograph-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z albumen process Ceremony witnessing the handing of the British Crown from the East India Company to Queen Victoria 1875 1825 view
view 2006ah3031 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) 17252 2014-08-29T20:27:06.000Z 2014-08-29T20:27:06.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Brass, stamped 02891(IS) 02891is O82962 Dish Circluar copper bowl with floral decoration in the centre. Calcutta 2006AH3031 3 dish-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1875 1825 view
view 2006at5590 jpg s Unknown Skelton, Robert and Mark Francis eds., Arts of Bengal, text by Robert Skelton, John Lowry, Andrew... SSEA 1859-12-31 1850-01-01 ca. 1855 (made) Height: 108 cm, Width: 40 cm Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) Possibly acquired from the Exposition Universelle, Paris in 1855. The hair or wool from tail of... 18476 2014-08-29T20:33:10.000Z 2014-08-29T20:33:10.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 wool, Silver Yak's tail and silver handle, cast and chased 2491(IS) 2491is O15459 Fly whisk Chowry or Fly whisker ('Chamer') is made of hairs or wool from Tibetan yak's tail and mounted on... Calcutta 2006AT5590 3 chowry-or-fly-whisker-chamer-fly-whisk-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Chowry or fly whisker ('Chamer') 1859 1850 view
view 2011ex3630 jpg s Shaikh Muhammad Amir Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1849-12-31 1840-01-01 ca. 1845 (painted) Painting; watercolour, A 'huqqa-burdar', Calcutta, ca. 1845 Height: 28 cm, Width: 19 cm 18666 2014-08-29T20:34:13.000Z 2014-08-29T20:34:13.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Hooka Burdar. S. Mohommad Amr Pr Std [painter stationed] at Karraya. paper, watercolour, tin alloy Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on paper IS.260-1955 is2601955 O15798 Painting A 'huqqa-burdar' Calcutta 2011EX3630 The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 a-huqqa-burdar-painting-shaikh-muhammad-amir 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted A 'huqqa-burdar' 1849 1840 view
view 2011er0884 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA Given by Lady Amherst 1834-12-31 1825-01-01 ca. 1830 (painted) Painting; gouache on paper, Scarlet minivet, Calcutta, ca. 1830 Height: 25 cm, Width: 19.5 cm, Width: 19.5 cm 18667 2014-08-29T20:34:14.000Z 2014-08-29T20:34:14.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Inscribed in pencil with identifications paper, opaque watercolour Opaque watercolour on paper IS.69-1964 is691964 O15800 Painting Scarlet minivet. One of four drawings of birds. Calcutta 2011ER0884 The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 scarlet-minivet-painting-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted Scarlet minivet 1834 1825 view
view 2006av2773 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA Given by Lady Sylvia Inglis 1789-12-31 1780-01-01 ca. 1785 (made) Painting; watercolour, botanical painting of a custard apple plant, Calcutta, ca. 1785 Height: 51.5 cm, Width: 36 cm 18669 2014-08-29T20:34:14.000Z 2014-08-29T20:34:14.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.123-1958 is1231958 O15804 Painting Botanical painting of a custard apple plant (Anora reticulata). Calcutta 2006AV2773 The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 custard-apple-plant-painting-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted Custard-apple plant 1789 1780 view
view Hare, David Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA Supported by the Friends of the V&A 1815-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1815 (made) Height: 17.2 cm, Width: 12.5 cm South Asia, room 41 18706 2014-08-29T20:34:26.000Z 2014-08-29T20:34:26.000Z 22.54994 South Asia, room 41, case 25 88.371582 Silver IS.24-1986 is241986 O16028 Sugar basin and cover 1 An elegant Regency-style design made by one of Calcutta's resident British silversmiths. Calcutta 3 VA sugar-basin-and-cover-sugar-basin-and-hare-david 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Sugar basin and cover 1815 1800 view
view 2011eu0997 jpg s Shaikh Muhammad Amir Skelton, Robert and Mark Francis eds., Arts of Bengal, text by Robert Skelton, John Lowry, Andrew... SSEA 1849-12-31 1840-01-01 ca. 1845 (painted) Painting; watercolour, Two dogs in the compound of a Calcutta house, Calcutta, ca. 1845 Height: 29 cm, Width: 45 cm Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) 19217 2014-08-29T20:37:20.000Z 2014-08-29T20:37:20.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Gen[eral][and] Aiyar [the names of the two dogs] paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.6-1957 is61957 O16885 Painting Two dogs in the compound of a Calcutta house. The background landscape is a meadow and distant... Calcutta 2011EU0997 The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 two-dogs-in-the-compound-painting-shaikh-muhammad-amir 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted Two dogs in the compound of a Calcutta house 1849 1840 view
view 2011fd8605 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1829-12-31 1820-01-01 ca. 1825 (painted) Painting; watercolour, A Hindu temple, Calcutta, ca. 1825 Height: 50 cm, Width: 67.5 cm 19218 2014-08-29T20:37:21.000Z 2014-08-29T20:37:21.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Temple in the Town. Sumbhulpore. Burhompooree paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.12-1963 is121963 O16888 Painting A watercolour of a Hindu temple at Sambhalpur (Orissa). Calcutta 2011FD8605 By a Calcutta artist, perhaps originally from Murshidabad. The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. ... 3 a-hindu-temple-painting-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted A Hindu temple 1829 1820 view
view Zayn al-Din Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1783-12-31 1774-01-01 ca. 1779 (painted) Painting; watercolour, A Shawl goat, Calcutta, ca. 1779 Height: 53.5 cm, Width: 75 cm This was painted for Sir Elijah Impey and was part of a group of animal and plant studies given... 19219 2014-08-29T20:37:21.000Z 2014-08-29T20:37:21.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 The Shaul Goat from Boutan in the Collection of Lady Impey. Painted by Zayn al-Din [the name in... paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.51-1963 is511963 O16889 Painting A shawl goat, whose fleece is woven into making shawls. Calcutta The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 a-shawl-goat-painting-zayn-al-din 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted A Shawl goat 1783 1774 view
view 2011eu1072 jpg s Bhawani Das Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1784-12-31 1775-01-01 ca. 1780 (made) Painting; watercolour, a branch of a mango tree bearing unripe mangoes, Calcutta, ca. 1780 Height: 65.5 cm, Width: 45.5 cm Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) Made for Sir Elijah and Lady Impey of Calcutta, c.1780 and along with 63 other bird, animal and... 19220 2014-08-29T20:37:21.000Z 2014-08-29T20:37:21.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 'am. Bhawani Das. In the collection of Lady Impey.' paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.52-1963 is521963 O16890 Painting A branch of a mango tree (Mangifera indica) bearing unripe mangoes. Calcutta 2011EU1072 Made for Sir Elijah Impey of Calcutta , c.1780. The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 a-branch-of-a-mango-painting-bhawani-das 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted A branch of a mango tree ('Mangifera Indica') bearing unripe fruits 1784 1775 view
view 2006au7105 jpg s Unknown Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1824-12-31 1815-01-01 ca. 1820 (made) Engraving showing Government House, Calcutta, from a watercolour by James Baillie Fraser,... Height: 28 cm, Width: 41.8 cm 19255 2014-08-29T20:37:32.000Z 2014-08-29T20:37:32.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 paper, watercolour Aquatint, with watercolour details IM.23-1918 im231918 O17075 Aquatint This view shows Government House, Calcutta, as re-built in 1799-1803 for Marquess Wellesley, by... Calcutta 2006AU7105 3 government-house-calcutta-aquatint-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Government House, Calcutta 1824 1815 view
view 2006bf7978 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1829-12-31 1820-01-01 ca. 1825 (painted) Painting; watercolour, Houses and temple, Calcutta, ca. 1825 Height: 50 cm, Width: 67.5 cm 19526 2014-08-29T20:39:15.000Z 2014-08-29T20:39:15.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 View in the Town of Rye Ghur paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.13-1963 is131963 O17529 Painting A watercolour of houses and temple, Raigarh; with camels in foreground. Calcutta 2006BF7978 By a Calcutta artist, perhaps originally from Murshidabad. The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. ... 3 houses-and-temple-painting-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted Houses and temple 1829 1820 view
view 2011eu0998 jpg s Shaykh Muhammad Amir of Karraya Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. <font u>Arts of India: 1550-1900</font u>. text by Rosemary... SSEA 1849-12-31 1840-01-01 ca. 1845 (painted) Painting; a groom with a horse and carriage, Calcutta, ca. 1845 Height: 29 cm, Width: 45 cm Arts of Bengal (Whitechapel Art Gallery 30/12/1979-30/09/2011) 19551 2014-08-29T20:39:24.000Z 2014-08-29T20:39:24.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 Shaikh Muhammad Amir Musawwir, resident of Karaya. paper, opaque watercolour Opaque watercolour on paper IS.5-1957 is51957 O17680 Painting Artists working at Calcutta portrayed the residences of the British, their servants and... Calcutta 2011EU0998 The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 a-groom-with-a-horse-painting-shaykh-muhammad-amir 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted A groom with a horse and carriage 1849 1840 view
view 2011eu1008 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1804-12-31 1795-01-01 ca. 1800 (painted) Painting; watercolour, the sheep-eater exhibiting his powers at Fategarh in Uttar Pradesh on 3... Height: 37.5 cm, Width: 49 cm The sheep-eater aroused great interest among a group of the more scholarly British in Upper... 21117 2014-08-29T20:46:31.000Z 2014-08-29T20:46:31.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 'Jura Geer Berah Geer the famous Sheep Eater from Surong near Kas-Gunge in the Farruckabad... paper, watercolour Watercolour on paper IS.11:15-1887 is11151887 O20007 Painting THis painting depicts seven views of a man in a red dhoti eating a sheep. Calcutta 2011EU1008 By a Murshidabad artist, probably working in Calcutta The pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India are called Company paintings. This... 3 the-sheep-eater-exhibiting-his-painting-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z painting The ^Sheep-eater exhibiting his powers at Fategarh in Uttar Pradesh on 3 March 1796 1804 1795 view
view 2011eu1010 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA 1809-12-31 1790-01-01 ca. 1795 - ca. 1805 (painted) Painting; gouache, The Jagannath festival, Calcutta or Murshidabad, ca. 1795 - ca. 1805 Height: 39 cm, Width: 68 cm 21264 2014-08-29T20:46:55.000Z 2014-08-29T20:46:55.000Z 22.54994 In Storage 88.371582 paper, gouache Gouache on paper IS.11:6-1887 is1161887 O20152 Painting The Jagannath festival. One of nine drawings depicting a durbar at the Murshidabad court and... Calcutta 2011EU1010 By Murshidabad artists, probably marketing their work in both Murshidabad and Calcutta 3 the-jagannath-festival-painting-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z painting The Jagannath festival 1809 1790 view