Friday, April 29, 2011

And while on the issue of Patna

Here is a painting from the early 1800s of a procession in Patna.


Beautiful work...I love those flags!

Regards
gwz

2 comments:

  1. Perfectly exotic!
    The composition of the band is not very different from that of the Ottoman Mehter: is it known how it sounded?

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  2. Hint, hint . . . flags . . . hint! Yeh, okay, I hear you.

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