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Inscription

On (A): on top, in Devanagari, two lines (to be read) and at bottom, in Devanagari, two lines (to be read). On (B): various places, in Devanagari, several short inscriptions (to be read). On (D): stamp Bahadur Shah, in English.

Provenance

Purchased in India by Ananda Coomaraswamy prior to 1916. Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917. Given to the MFA in 1917.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, second half 19th century

Object Place

Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 28 cm (7 15/16 x 11 in.) Other (each image): 20.2 x 14 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2515

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

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Asia

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