www.IndianMiniaturePaintings.co.uk - Musket cavalry of Skinner's Horse in combat training. Anglo-Indian 'Company School' at Delhi, circa 1825-40. 33 x 23.5cm


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The devi (goddess) Ganga. Jaipur, circa 1860-80. Opaque water with gold on wasli. 35.8 x 26.8cm

Ganga is the personification of the river Ganges as goddess. She has her own mythology including the vahana (vehicle/mount) of a makara (aquatic monster).

Inventory 000975


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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

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