6 miniature paintings of the Moghul School selected from albums of the first Marquess Wellesley, Governor-general of India, 1797-1805.

1) Three men shoeing of a horse. 2) A drawing of the Virgin Mary and child after an European engraving of B. van Orley. 3) A Woodland scene. 4) Bust portrait of a court noble (main illustration). 5) An antelope. 6) A maidservant with a peacock fan.


Marquess Wellesley

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