[RAS 015.086] Method of Cutting and Polishing Cornelian

An original drawing with caption ‘Method of Cutting and Polishing Cornelian’ 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 34. Unmounted drawing on paper embellished with impressed neo-classical decoration to edges. Outer borders edged with blue watercolour; 12.4 x 19.6 cm.