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Two men preparing arrack in a hut with a pot-still

Two men preparing arrack in a hut with a pot-still

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: Add. Or. 3220

Item number: 3220

Length: 25.5

Width: 40.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of two men in West Bengal by an unknown artist working in the Murshidabad style, from the Hyde Collection, c. 1800. Inscribed on back in ink: 'Bengal Distillery of spirituous liquors. Distillery of Spirituous Liquors in Bengal.'

This drawing shows the men in the Distillery of Spirituous Liquors in Bengal preparing arrack in a hut with a pot-still.

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