Elephant Battery -1864
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower left: "Elephant Battery"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower right: "Wm Simpson. 1864", Signed and dated lower right: "Wm Simpson. | 1864".
This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the Sanskrit language, in Sarada script. It has 74 pages and was made in Kashmir during the 18th century.
Temple of ‘Ganese’ (Beegna Bunaik) on the right bank of the Baghmutty river, near Chobbar. - July 1857
Watercolour of the Jal Binayak temple at Chobar in Nepal, by Henry Ambrose Oldfield (1822-1871), dated July 1857. The image is inscribed on the reverse: 'Temple of 'Ganese' (Beegna Bunaik) on t...
This aquatint was made by Daniell Havell after plate 6 of Henry Salt's 'Twenty Four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt'. Lucknow, now the capital of Uttar Pradesh, was formerly the capital of the province of Oudh (Avadh). Situa...
View of the Palace of Nawab Shuja-ud-daula, Lucknow, from the River Gumti - 1789
Pencil and water-colour drawing of the view of the Palace of the Nawab Shuja-ud-daula at Lucknow, from the River Gumti, dated 14-16 August 1789. Inscribed on the front of the mount in pencil (not original inscriptio...
Vale of Kashmir, 1867
By Robert S. Duncanson (American, 1821-1872)
Oil on canvas
Cincinnati-based Duncanson was the first African American artist to achieve recognition both nationally and abroad. This panoramic painting, one of his grandest, was inspired by an episode in Thomas Moore’s then-pop...
Watercolour painting with a pen and ink border of Maharaja Gulab Singh of Kashmir. He is shown seated on a cushion with a large bolster behind him. He faces to his right, and holds a string of rosary beads in both hands.