Posted on: 11 August 2015

The signing of the Treaty of Bhairowal, Punjab on 26 December 1846.

Unusually, this painting illustrates an historical event - the signing of the treaty between the Sikh rulers of the Punjab and the British following the first Anglo-Sikh war (1845-46).

Painted on paper.
Pahari School
Kangra Style
Panjab Hills

© Trustees of the British Museum

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