Title: The Court of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh. (Lahore.)
Artist(s): After Mohammad Bakhsh Nakash
Date: c. 1880
Dimensions: H. 26 in. x W. 26 in.
Museum number: S.M.82 (N.M.1961.362)
Physical location: Section 5: Rani Jindan's Haveli
Collection: Princess Bamba Collection
Inscriptions: (see descriptions tab)
Bibliographic Reference(s): F. A. Khan, The Princess Bamba Collection Catalogue: Antiquities of Sikh Period (Lahore: Department of Archaeology, 1961), 11, cat. no. 58.
This is a photograph of a painting by Mohammad Bakhsh Nakash, Chutta Bazar, Lahore, painted in 1880. The image depicts Maharaja Ranjit Singh surrounded by his courtiers and attendants. The persons depicted have been identified in the inscriptions below the image.
Left side: an accountant, an accountant, an accountant, Kharrak Singh, Sher Singh, Nao Nihal Singh, Peshawara Singh, Kashmira Singh, Hira Singh, Diwan Dina Nath, a group of accountants and secretaries.
1st row: Raja Dhian Singh, Raja Golab Singh, Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa, Raja Sochet Singh, Nidan Singh, Sardar Ajit Singh Sindhanwalia, Sardar Lehna Singh Sindhanwalia, Dhowkal Singh.
2nd row: Faqir Nooruddin (Secretary), Jemador Khushal Singh, Raja Lal Singh (Misser), Mr. Allard (French[illegible]), Sardar Sham Singh Atariwala, Diwan Ajudhia Parshad, Sultan Mohammad Khan of Kabul, Makhe Khan Phoola Singh Nihang.
3rd row: Faqir Azizuddin (Secretary), Sardar Lehna Singh Majithia, Shaikh Ghulam Mohaiyuddin, Mr. Ventura (Italian), Sardar Attar Singh Kalian- wala, Nawab Sarfraz Khan, Diwan Sawan Mal, Sardar Chatta Singh Atariwala.