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Indian Painting on Mica, Mid-19th Century

Y590 Indian painting on mica, mid-19th Century
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Indian painting on mica, mid-19th Century, mounted on a paper leaf, depicting a scene titled 'A Suttee, the Burning of a Hindoo Wife with her Husbands Body', with a crowd gathered around a funeral pyre, with a riverscape in the background, dimensions: 23cm x 18.5 cm; condition: small section of bottom left corner missing, two tears. Originally part of a leather bound album containing fourteen Indian paintings.