Inscribed in ink: This Volume contains 51 Drawings
Medium: Pencil and ink on paper
Folio 1 from an 'Album of 51 drawings (57 folios) of buildings, sculpture and paintings in the temple and choultry of Tirumala Nayyak at Madura, c.1801-05'. Inscribed in ink: 'This Volume contains 51 Drawings'
Each picture is inscribed with a title in ink and number in red ink. There were created by an anonymous artist working in the South India/Madurai style, c. 1801-1805 and are mainly details from the elaborately carved columns that dot the Minakshi Sundareshvara Temple complex in Madurai.