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Malkos Raga Nobleman sits on a stool holding pan while a girl stands behind him waving a fly-whisk. A canopy juts from the building on the right [slides] 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-Rajasthan(India)-1650 A.D | Bikaner painting | Ragamala painting | Raga, Malkos | Music-IndiaDDC classification: BL-JC
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Slide Unit Series Slide Unit Series Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
BL-JC 505 (12) (J30)16 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1143

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer (London1981); Page 266 by 206mm; Johnson Album 30, no. 16; Inscribed on reverse in Persian: Raga Malkos; 158by 117mm; The style of the series is essentially a provincial or Popular Mughal style, but the precision of treatment of the leafy trees and the figure-type, particularly of the females, points to Bikaner as the place of origin. The original appearance has been altered, for the pictures are now mounted on eighteenth c. album pages and incorrect Persian identifications have been written on the reverse ,p.255