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Description

Reverse painting on glass, rectangular format, with figures before two landscapes; scene of infant princes surrounded by natives, elephant, etc.; in gilded, molded, small scoop frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
Lettered in gold below picture: ""This plate representing the departure of the Sons of Tipoo from the Zenana.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
groups of people
Landscape
military history
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, HISTORY
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Trade
People and organizations
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Mysore, India
Dimensions
18 x 23 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.274.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2265

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