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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 2676 Darśana / दर्शन
Call numberMs. Coll. 390 Item 2676
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9975024593503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Picture book, containing drawings and miniature paintings of birds and animals, mythological beings, scenes of daily life (such as a woman breastfeeding a child), court scenes, and more. Many scenes of well-known Hindu iconography featuring gods and goddesses. Many of the pictures are unfinished, upside-down or overpainted, suggesting a work in progress or a sketchbook with notes.
- Title from title page (f. 1r).
- Written in 3 lines per leaf.
- 70 leaves foliated 1-70, upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes covered over in white or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; borders marked with yellow line; paintings throughout often over painted with second drawing or painting, many unfinished.
Extent1 item (70 leaves) : 9 x 11 cm
- Hindu gods--Art
- Hindu goddesses--Art
- Hindu women--Art
- Illuminations (painting)
- Drawings (visual works)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
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