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Nata Ragini [slides] Mounted prince rides against three warriors who are on foot. Four decapitated or wounded foes lie on the ground; the Persian identification is written on an enlarged fruit in the centre 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 | Music-India | Raga, NataDDC classification: BL-JC
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Slide Unit Series Slide Unit Series Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
BL-JC 370(15)(J36)15 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1287

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer (London 1981) BL-JC 370(15)(J36)15,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.15; Reverse: six Hill mynahs are perched in and alighting around a fruiting tree with Harivallabha's Hindi verses written on their bodies; the Persian identification is written on an enlarged fruit in the centre