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A street-scene in the village of Raniya

A street-scene in the village of Raniya

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1818

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4057

Item number: 4057

Length: 30

Width: 41

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of a street scene in the village of Raniya in the Hissar district, Haryana, by an anonymous artist working in the Delhi style, part of the Fraser Collection, c. 1816-1820.

In the foreground a young woman sits spinning with a child beside her and other women around her. In the background between the houses and giant jars are cattle, camels and numerous other figures going about their business.

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