'Walaitee of Bukhara', 1850 (c)

Company artist

'Walaitee of Bukhara', 1850 (c)
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

'Walaitee of Bukhara', 1850 (c)

Watercolour on European paper, by a Company artist, Punjab, 1850 (c).

Bukhara was a province in modern day Uzbekistan, and these figures are titled as 'walaitee', meaning westerners or foreigners. The two men are well-armed and could be merchants who were trading with the Sikh Empire.

Image Details

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NAM. 1967-11-17-3

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