This Miniature Painting is of Governor Bodyguard Bombay, an Indian Soldier During the British Rule in India.The Governor's Body Guard of Bombay Presidency, also known as Governor's Bodyguard Bombay, was a British Indian Army Regiment. It was founded in 1865 and was disbanded in the year 1947. The British army in India established three separate body guard regiments for the 3 main Presidencies in British India, namely, the Bengal Presidency, the Bombay Presidency and the Madras Presidency. The body guard units were named as Governor's Body Guard. The Governor's Body Guard of Bombay Presidency was a part of the Bombay Army, before the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857.
This is a Handmade Indian Miniature Painting on Handmade Paper with the use of other materials like Selfmade Brushes from Squirrels Hairs, Moulded Wooden Frame (without glass) & Paper Mounting. This is a centuries old rare art and will adorn any decor and is ideal for Display, Collection & Gifting purpose. This Painting is made by Mr. Tilak Gitai who is a renowned artist from Jaipur, India and has got many prestigious awards & recognition in India & abroad for his work. India has been the home of arts and crafts since primitive times and painting is no exception to this fact. Indians knew the art of painting since prehistoric times. Indian paintings like Miniatures paintings, Thangka paintings, Madhubani paintings, Warlis paintings, Tanjore paintings and various others are now an art freak's greatest temptation. Painted geometric designs and symbols have also been found on pottery items belonging to the Indus valley civilization, while the medieval period is remembered for the Persian styled miniature paintings introduced by the Mughals.