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 Person

Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Mysore, India

Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.274.1