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Sri Raga [slides] Prince is seated on a chauki listening to the ascetic musician Narada who sits before him playing on a vina. An attendant on the right waves a cloth British Library

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Series: Johnson Collection from British Library. Publisher: London British Library Description: 1 Slide Col. ill 35mm.Subject(s): Painting-India-1630 A.D | Mogul Painting | Ragamala Painting | Music-India | Sri,Raga | Princes | DDC classification: BL-JC
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Slide Unit Series Slide Unit Series Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
BL-JC 64(18) (J43) 18 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1444

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer (London1981) BL-JC 64 (18) (J43) 18,p.70; Provincial Mughal (Delhi area), c1630; Johnson Album 43, nos 1-25; Arranged according to the Painter's system with variations (see Appendix, p.320); Inscribed in Persian characters on the middle borders with the identification of each subject, and a number in Persian numerals; on reverse, the title in nagari characters, and a description of the subject written in Hindi in nagari and Persian characters; Gouache; borders with inner black rules, a middle uncoloured margin and the outer surround coloured orange-red; 175 by 125mm; with borders 205 by 150mm; Discussed: Ebeling (1973), 168-69, no. 17; Waldschmidt (1975), 545, no.50; Johnson Album 43, no.18; Original number: 31; Inscriptions on reverse list the raginis of Sri Raga as: Meghamalara, Kamoda, Asavari, Sudhamalara and Kedara