Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-2265

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

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
military history
groups of people
Oil
Glass
Painted
Landscape
Trade
PICTURE, HISTORY

Inscription

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.),

People and Organizations

Mysore, India

Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

18 x 23 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.274.1

Places

probably