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Title Cultural Images from the British Library
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1782-1893
Document Type Photograph, Illustration
Library British Library
Region South Asia, Africa
Names Emily Eden (image 1), Maurice Vidal Portman (image 2), Sir David Ochterlony (image 4), Gavin Dring Crawford (image 5), Warren Hastings (image 8), James Moffat (image 10)
Places India (images 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10), Adamese Islands (image 2),
Topics photographs, colour dress, appearance, Emily Eden, A Zemindar and a Pathan, 1844 (image 1), Woman of the Tá-Kéda tribe. A full length study of a woman from the Tá-Kéda tribe, aged about 45 years. She is posed in front of a checked screen of 2 inch squares (to indicate scale), 1893 (image 2), Mahadaji Sindhia entertaining a British naval officer and military officer with a nautch. Watercolour, c1820 (image 3), Probably Sir David Ochterlony in Indian dress, smoking a hookah and watching a nautch in his house at Delhi. Watercolour, c1820 (image 4), Gavin Dring Crawford , Native officer and a Sepoy, 1870 (image 5), 'The Nabob rumbled or a Lord Advocates amusement'. Political characters and caricatures of 1783 (image 7), Warren Hastings seated in European court dress. A miniature painting from an eighteenth century manuscript of the Divan of Minnat, 1782 (image 8), The King of Dahomey's Levee Plate (image 9), James Moffat, Rival Candidates in Calcutta, 1813 (image 10)