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Nata Ragini [slides] Party of acrobats have set up a tight-rope on which two girls walk towards one another; one is dressed as a sweeper to the feigned astonishment of the other who carries water-pots upon her head. Their companions beneath beat drums and express encouragement 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-Lucknow(India)-1780-82 A.D | Lucknow painting | Ragamala painting | Music-India | Nata, Ragini | Acrobats | Mogul painting(Lucknow) | Oudh paintingDDC classification: BL-JC
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Slide Unit Series Slide Unit Series Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
BL-JC 351 (37) (J44) 37 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1488

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer (London1981) BL-JC 351 (37) (J44) 37,p.175; Lucknow, c1780-82; Johnson Album 44 nos 1-42; Arranged according to a Special system (see Appendix, p.322); Inscribed with identification and descriptions in Persian; Drawings with some watercolour; borders of dark blue sprinkled with gold; outer margins mottled red 250 by 172mm, including text panel; page 365 by 264mm; Published: Ebeling (1973), 214, no.96; Waldschmidt (1975), 542, no.36; Johnson Album 44, no.37; Note: The red inscription is missing, but the subject is identified in the contents list.