Ramlochan Cantaberna (1)

Scope and Content

This is one of two watercolour portraits of Ramlochan who was William Jones' Sanskrit teacher. In this picture the teacher or pundit is sat in a chair with a pen in his right hand and a manuscript across his lap. The inscription above the picture reads "Ramlochan Cantaberna of the Vaidya or Medical tribe, a teacher of Sanscrit Grammar in the HIndu Seminary at Nadiya. Aged 65 years. 15 Oct. 1785"