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Oil Paintings


The Society has a small but significant collection of oil paintings, depicting personalities, scenes, and subjects which have figured in relations between Asian countries and Great Britain.

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  • [RAS 01.001] Chinese Court of Justice in the hall of the British Factory at Canton, 9 April 1807
  • [RAS 01.002] A Qajar painting of two ladies
  • [RAS 01.005] A Brahminy Bull
  • [RAS 01.006] Thomas Manning (1772-1840), Sinologist and mathematician.
  • [RAS 01.007-01.008] Jamsetjee Bomanjee (1756-1821) and Nourojee Jamsetjee (1774-1860), shipbuilders
  • [RAS 01.009] Bimala Churn Law (1892-1969), Indologist
  • [RAS 01.011] William Lambton (1756-1823)
  • [RAS 01.013] Freya Stark (1893-1993), explorer and author.
  • [RAS 01.014] Madhu Rao Narayan, the Maratha Peshwa, with Nana Fadnavis and attendants