Subject: people by occupation or activity

1,381 objects
S2018.1.85

A lady being observed by her lover, folio from a Ragamala series

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Within an intricately pillared terrace, against a verdant backdrop, a lady, seated on an elaborate gold throne, inspects herself in a mirror held by an attendant. A second female attendant caresses the princess’s hennaed feet. Hidden amongst the foliage is a prince who peers at the toilet scene.

S2018.1.82

Raja Pratap Singh of Sawar smoking a hookah

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The raja wears an orange jama and orange and white striped turban. He sits on a green cover against a black background. An attendant dressed in yellow holds a peacock fan. The hookah bowl is blue and white.