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Indian Painting on Mica, Mid-19th Century

Y595 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 'The Hindoo Festival of the Doorga Pooja', with a procession of figures carrying a float with Durga defeating over the evil deamon, dimensions: 22.5cm x 18.5cm; condition: small piece to top right corner re-stuck. Originally part of a leather bound album containing fourteen Indian paintings. The Durga Puja is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.