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Four smaller panels representing birds, plants, etc., as well as Mughal pietra dura work, installed at the back of the throne in the jharokha of the Diwan-i-'Am in the Delhi Palace.

Four smaller panels representing birds, plants, etc., as well as Mughal pietra dura work, installed at the back of the throne in the jharokha of the Diwan-i-'Am in the Delhi Palace.

Author: Metcalfe, Sir Thomas Theophilus (1795-1853)

Medium: Ink and colours on paper

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: Add.Or.5475

Item number: ff. 39v-40

Length: 25.8

Width: 42.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi’, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as other contemporary material, with an accompanying manuscript text written by Sir Thomas Theophilus Metcalfe (1795-1853), the Governor-General’s Agent at the imperial court. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund and of the National Art-Collections Fund.]

[Four smaller panels representing birds, plants, etc., of Florentine pietra dura work, as well as three representing Mughal pietra dura work, installed at the back of the throne in the jharokha of the Diwan-i-'Am in the Delhi Palace.]

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