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Medallions

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Two Medallions

Drawing of two medallions (perhaps the inner and outer face of the same piece). [WD1061, folio 45]
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Inscribed:3ft. by 3ft.2in. Outer circle 2nd. H.H. March 8th 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Men Running Through a Crowd

Drawing of railing medallion carved with scene of men running through a crowd. [WD1061, folio 49]
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Inscribed:3ft.1.8in. across (height not given). H.H. 14th March 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Devotees Around a Stupa

Drawing of medallion showing devotees around a stupa. [WD1061, folio 63].
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Inscribed:2ft.11.5in. by 3ft.3.3in. The best finished sculpture in Depaldinna. Outer gate. .H. April 1817.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum, Knox (1992) catalogue number 27; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 85; BM8.
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Adoration of the Buddha Begging Bowl

Drawing of medallion showing a man holding a begging bowl surrounded by devotees. [WD1061, folio 65]
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Inscribed: 2ft.11in. by 3ft.2.6in. Outer circle No.18 (No.19 drawn by Newman) Principal figure horse. H.H. April 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Madras Government Museum, Chennai. Accession number 132. See Sivaramamurti catalogue (1998), plate number XXVI.
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Dancers and Musicians

Drawings of both sides of a medallion. The front is carved with dancers and musicians and the back with a lotus medallion. [WD1061, folio 66]
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Inscribed: 2ft.llin. by 3ft.3in. Outer Circle 16 (17 drawn by Newman). T. A.15th April 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Male Devotees Around a Throne

Drawing of two medallions (probably the front and back of the same piece) showing (a) male devotees surrounding a throne (b) lotus medallion. [WD1061, folio 76]
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Inscribed: No.61. H.H. August 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Naga King

Drawing of two medallions (probably the front and back of the same piece) showing (a) Naga king surrounded by women (b) lotus medallion. [WD1061, folio 77]
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Inscribed: 6ft.1.5in. by 3ft.3in. No.59. H.H. August 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Seated Couple

Drawing of a medallion with seated couple surrounded by attendants. [WD1061, folio 85]
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Inscribed: 2ft.6.5in. by 2ft.6.5in. T.A.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Elephant and Riders

Drawing of medallion with elephant and riders. [WD1061, folio 86]
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Inscribed: 2ft. 11.5in. by 2ft.11.5in. The situation of this stone is to the south of the stones Mr. Hamilton drew last. T.A.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Lotus Pattern

Drawing of medallion with lotus pattern. [WD1061, folio 87]
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Inscribed: Ground.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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