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Objects

We are still developing a comprehensive list of objects of interest for the study. In the meantime, you will find below an indicative preliminary list of object types we are working on.

 

V&A ivory chairIvory Chairs

 

 

Armchair
Murshidabad, ca.1785
Ivory, carved, pierced and partly gilded, with a caned seat
1075-1882 Victoria and Albert Museum

 

 

V&A Ivory Toilet GlassIvory Toilet Glasses

 

 

Toilet glass
Vishakhapatnam, 1790-1800
Sandalwood, veneered with engraved ivory with silver mounts
IS. 31-1975 Victoria and Albert Museum

 

 

belmont_ivory_work_box.jpgIvory Gifts

 

 

Work box
Ivory
Belmont House, Faversham, Kent

 

 

 

Valentines Armorial PorcelainChinese armorial export ware porcelain

 

Plate

China, c. 1760s

 

portrait_of_an_indian_woman.jpgUnknown Objects Feature

 

 


 

 

 

RBS Charles RaymondPortraits of East India Company Officials and their Family Members

 

Portrait of Sir Charles Raymond
Reproduced by kind permission of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Copyright 2012

 

 

 

Binney sisters miniatureMiniatures of East India Company Officials and their Family Members

 

Miss Harriet and Miss Elizabeth Binney
Miniature by John Smart, 1806
Watercolour on card
P.20-1978 Victoria and Albert Museum

 

 

mccartney_wallpaper.jpgChinese Wallpaper

 

 

Chinese wallpaper brought back to 440 The Strand, by the McCartney mission at the end of the eighteenth century.

 

 

handkerchief_va.jpgChintz

 

Handkerchief
Pulicat, India, C18th
Painted and dyed cotton chintz, linen thread
IS.166-1950 Victoria and Albert Museum

 

 

hookah_drawing_va.jpgHookahs

 

 

'Hookah'
Frans Balthasar Solvyns
Drawing, published 1798
8937:184 Victoria and Albert Museum