Ganga on a Crocodile, 19th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Watercolor on paperexpand_more

Gift of Rhodes Robertsonexpand_more  64.65.15

Not on Viewexpand_more

Ganga, the goddess of the sacred Ganges river, sits on her crocodile vehicle. The upside down elephant on her left and Brahmin priest at her right reflects an iconographic convention from contemporaneous advertisements and product labels.

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Ganga on a Crocodile
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64.65.15
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