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A silver tray with different compartments filled with flowers

A silver tray with different compartments filled with flowers

Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1814

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4779

Item number: 4779

Length: 34.6

Width: 52

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of a silver tray from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Mohumdy to Gheen Vol. V' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Commander-in-Chief (r. 1813-23), was accompanied by artist Sita Ram (flourished c.1810-22) to illustrate his journey from Calcutta to Delhi between 1814-15.

Illustration of a silver tray with different compartments filled with flowers. Inscribed below: 'Hindostanee Planteau of plucked flowers.'

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