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Inscription

Inscription in back: Rana Bhagavanta Siha Dholpur ka. Suggests that this is image of Rana Siha or Dholpur (part of Mewar), which is wrong/not related to this picture. printed?

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Rajasthani, 19th century

Object Place

Datia or Orchha, Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

11.8 x 15.3 cm (4 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

17.2936

Medium or Technique

Ink and white on paper

Collections

Asia

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