[RAS 015.068] Making Hindostanee Bread

An original drawing with caption ‘Making Hindostanee Bread’ inscribed in ink on album folio, c. 1818, by Jairam Das, who worked in Patna from 1815 to 1840.

Part of an album of 36 drawings donated by Major-General Charles (Carlos) Joseph. Album folio 16, inscribed in ink verso: Royal Asiatic Society, Presented by Col. C. J. Doyle 15/3/34. Unmounted drawing on paper embellished with impressed neo-classical decoration to edges. Outer borders edged with pink watercolour; 12.4 x 19.6 cm.