The Collections

Traders Remixed - Culture

Created: 06.02.12

These objects highlight how Indian culture such as fabric and textiles fused with British fashions.


  • Name
  • Artist / Maker
  • Date made
  • ID
  • Unknown
    1800
    W1974-83
    Vase

    Large Oriental vase, made of glazed stoneware with overglaze painted decoration on a duck egg blue glaze. The iconography includes symbols of the eight Doaist immortals, Qilin, fo dogs, four- toed dragons, goldfish, ducks, bats, tiger cats, bows and arrows,…

  • Unknown
    circa 1805
    3713
    Sailor's Neckerchief

    Sailor's neckerchief belonging to Samuel Enderby, Volunteer 1st class in 'Defence' at Trafalgar. Red with a cream and black border. Handprinted "S.E." in ink in the centre.

  • Hunt, C.
    15 May 1837
    D 58 R23
    Madras Landing

    Hand-coloured.

  • Hunt, C.
    15 May 1837
    D 58 R23
    Madras Embarking

    Hand-coloured.

  • Marine Photo Service
    1930-1939
    P85233
    Three Lascars of the 'Viceroy of India' (1929), standing behind the wheel of one of the ship's tenders.

    Three Lascars of the 'Viceroy of India' (1929), standing behind the wheel of one of the ship's tenders. The three are wearing an embroidered, knee length, cotton tunic called a lalchi, and white pantaloons and a topi. The lefthand seaman…

  • Singleton, Henry
    1 January 1794
    [C] 1
    Scarcity in India

    This is one of a pair of Singleton prints that contrast British wealth with food shortages in India (the other is entitled ‘British Plenty’, see PAH7357). There had been a particularly bad famine in Bengal in 1769-1770. The artist Henry…

  • Singleton, Henry
    1 January 1794
    C[1]
    British Plenty

    This is one of a pair of Singleton prints that contrast British wealth with food shortages in India (the other is entitled ‘Scarcity in India, see PAI4974). There had been a particularly bad famine in Bengal in 1769-1770. The artist…

  • Hogarth, William
    1746
    ZBA2598
    Taste in High Life

    William Hogarth was one of the most important artists and caricaturists of the 18th century. In this domestic interior scene of a fashionable house, he has included a young African boy attired in ‘oriental’ dress. Obsession with status and fascination…