Visit Holy Isipatana (Sarnath), India

Made:
1933-1935
specifier:
Indian Railways
artist:
Dorothy Newsome
maker:
Calcutta Chromotype Private Limited

Poster, Indian State Railway, Visit Holy Isipatana (Sarnath), India, by Dorothy Newsome, about 1930. Coloured lithograph depicting an elephant leading a procession of pilgrims. On a hill in the background are the Mulagandhakuti Vihara Buddhist temple and the Dhamekh stupa. Text below, with the additional words "Mulagadha Kuti Vihara". Artist's name at top left. In the bottom margin are the words "Calcutta Chromotype Limited, 52/53 Bowbazar Street". Format double royal. Linen backed.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1988-8041
type:
poster
credit:
Sotheby's (New Bond St)
status:
Permanent collection

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