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Sikh devotional book

Reference code
MSS/0327
Title
Sikh devotional book
Date
18th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iv + 253. Oblong octavo. Leather, red, stamped floral decoration in yellow, etc., with a flap. With an outer covering of cotton, striped in gold and blue, red and white
Scope and content
A Sikh devotional book picked up on the field of battle of Sudalapore (3 Dec. 1848) by Capt. H. A. Ouvry of the 3rd Light Dragoons; ?18th century. Hindi. With (fol. 96r, v) two unconnected coloured drawings from the Ramayana, both representing the sending of Hanuman, the Monkey God General, to conquer Ceylon.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/327
Language
Hindi