Nine Company School studies of Indian professions
Attributed to Shaikh Muhammad Amir of Karraya, Culcutta, circa 1845-50
Opaque watercolor on paper; each painting is identified verso in ink and pencil, two pages bear a dated Waterman watermark of 1845 and 1846.; including: The Dhoby or Washerman; The Barber; The Bheeshty or Water Bearer; The Brahminy going for water; The Chobdar or Mace-bearer (who presents the great man with his badge of office); Another Chobdar or Mace-Bearer; The Baboo or Native Gentleman; The Mooshee or Teacher of Languages; The Sircar, or Keeper of Account.
Image: 9 x 6 1/4 in. (22.8 x 15.8 cm.)
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