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Two separate drawings on one sheet: portable bread ovens, and the interior of the bread making tent

Two separate drawings on one sheet: portable bread ovens, and the interior of the bread making tent

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

Medium: Watercolour

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4922

Item number: 4922

Length: 13.1

Width: 34.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of bread making from an album of miscellaneous views of Bengal produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1820-21. 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 and his convalescent tour in the Rajmahal Hills in the winter of 1820-21.

Two separate drawings on one sheet: portable bread ovens, and the interior of the bread making tent. Inscribed below in pencil and ink: 'Portable Ovens. Baking Tent.'

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