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Sultan Alau'd-Din shoots a Rat; the Queen writes to Mahima; the Sultan boasts of his prowess

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, page number "2".

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, first quarter 19th century (about 1800–25)

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.3 x 34 cm (9 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.) Image: 19.4 x 28 cm (7 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

17.2421

Medium or Technique

Ink on primed paper

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Asia

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