Eight drawings by British artists in India
- Art Funded
- 1) 36.8 x 53.6 cm; 2) 43.1 x 55.8 cm; 3) 43.1 x 66 cm; 4) 38.7 x 57.7 cm; 5) 52.1 x 41.9 cm; 6) 36.8 x 46.3 cm and smaller
- Art Fund grant
- £16,663 (Total: £34,169)
Collection includes works by East Indian Company military or civilian amateur artists as well as professional artists. Mildred Archer worked as an expert on British artists in India, and catalogued in a series of publications all the drawings in the India Office collections which the British Library also holds.
Purchased by, or given to, WG and Mildred Archer mostly during 1960s-70s; Christie's 2003.