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Sri Raga [slides] Young and gallant prince is enthroned on a terrace beneath a crimson awning, his arms and bow and arrow put aside.Four courtiers stand facing him while others are in attendance behind with morchals and refreshment 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-Murshidabad (India)-1760 A.D | Mogul Painting | Ragamala Painting | Raga, Sri | Music-IndiaDDC classification: BL-JC
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BL-JC 370(12)(J36)12 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1284

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer (London 1981) BL-JC 370(12)(J36)12,p.197; Murshidabad, c1760; Johnson Album 36, nos. 1-36; Arranged according to Hanuman's system (see Appendix, p.320); Each picture inscribed on reverse with verses of Harivallabha's Hindi translation of the Sangita-darpana (see Appendix, p. 323); Gouache with gold, within borders of floral design: related designs on reverse; Miniatures and designs on reverse 320 by 215mm (approx.); page 393 by 290mm; Exhibited: British Empire Exhibition, 1924; Heath (1924), no. 39; Published: Randle (1941), 167-69; Ebeling (1973), 207, no. 85; Waldscmidt (1975), 544, no.45; Discussed: Shirreff in MSS.Eur. D500/3; Johnson Album 36, no.12; Reverse: eight Indian state barges with striped sails and animal figureheads, two flying the Shia flag showing the sword of Ali, have Harivallabha's Hindi verses written on the hulls; the Persian identification is written on the sail of a smaller craft in the centre