Rampersaud Doobe. Kunougeah Brahmin.
Foxing. Three pin holes on left of print.
Folio Collection: This print was collected by J. B. Davis and mounted in a folio. Associated documents: A front cover of a published sketches by W. Thackery & Co. A letter from W Thackery and a letter from J.B. Davis discussing that Mr Grant used lithography as his printing technique. In addition is a printed leaflet listing the lithographic series by Mr C. Grant, titled: "Rough Sketches of Oriental Heads" (photocopy available in PicDoc 274), in which this print is listed. Publisher: It is believed that two publishing companies were assigned rights to publish Mr Colesworthey Grant’s lithographs at different periods of time. W.Thackery & Co is believed to have had the first contract to publish Grant’s lithographs in Calcutta, whilst T. Ostell & Co is believed to have re-published and sold the prints to subscribers with handwritten signatures of the people in the portraits at the request of Grant.
Acquisition date :: 19thC (late) ::, Associated Person (Depicted - II) :: Doobe, Rampersaud ::, Associated Person (Named and Portrayed in Inscription) :: Doobe, Rampersaud ::, Associated Place (Referred Place) :: Calcutta ::, Associated Place (Referred Place) :: India ::, Consists of :: paper ::, Dimension Height :: 25.90cm :: print, Dimension Height :: 42.80cm :: folio, Dimension Width :: 18.90cm :: print, Dimension Width :: 36.00cm :: folio, Found/Excavated/Collected (by) :: Davis, Joseph Barnard ::, Inscription note :: Printed and hanwritten in pencil, Object type :: print ::, Production (Influenced by) :: After Grant, Colesworthey ::, Production (Published) :: Thacker & Co :: ?, Production date :: 1839-1846 ::, Subject :: military ::, Subject :: military costume ::, Uses technique :: lithograph ::
Portrait of Rampersaud Doobe with a moustache, wearing a turban, a long sleeved top, a knife tucked into a cloth belt, and two necklaces around his neck. 1839-1846. Lithograph