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A Vaisnava monastery, with the preparation of bhang in the foreground

A Vaisnava monastery, with the preparation of bhang in the foreground

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

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1815

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4798

Item number: 4798

Length: 41.4

Width: 59

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of a Vaishnava monastary from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Gheen to Delhi Vol. VI' 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.

A Vaishnava monastery, with the preparation of 'bhang' in the foreground. Inscribed below: 'Ancient Mutt and Habitation of a Gossain Sirdar with Gossain Tombs at Kalunga Hindoo & in front preparing Bang.'

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