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Tanka Ragini [slides] Prince arrives on a terrace to meet his lady who sits on a lotus-petal bed beneath an awning, with her girls in attendance: one of the girls has taken care of the prince's dagger. 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, Tanka | Music-IndiaDDC classification: Bl-JC
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Bl-JC 370(2)(J36)2 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1274

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer(London 1981) BL-JC 370(2)(J36)2,p.195; 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.2; Reverse: eight red-vented bulbuls are perched in a blossoming tree with Harivallabha's Hindi verses written on their bodies; the Persian identification is written on the trunk of the tree