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Hindoo lady reading a love letter under a tree: Marlay 40-pl.16

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Titles

Hindoo lady reading a love letter under a tree

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Measurements and weight

Height: 155 mm
Width: 98 mm

Relative size of this object

9.8 m15.5 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

School or Style

Rajput

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
White bodycolour
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour, including white, pen and ink with gold on paper, laid down

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay 40-pl.16
Primary reference Number: 34853
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Marlay 40-pl.16_201409_jas244_mas.tif" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/34853 Accessed: 2021-12-03 22:05:54

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