Some of the Paintings
in the collection of Gurusady Museum

Kalighat Pats
Babu Culture
Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.
Sukasundari
Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.
Annapurna
(another form of Durga)

Line drwaing, Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.

Ganga
Line drwaing, Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.

Nautch Girls
Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.
Kali
Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.
Chinnamasta
(a form of Kali)

from scketch book catalogue, Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.
(extremely rare
& unique collection by
Shri Gurusaday Dutt
)
Jagadhatri
(a form of Durga)

from scketch book catalogue, Kalighat, Kolkata,
19th Century A.D.
(extremely rare
& unique collection by
Shri Gurusaday Dutt
)
Scroll Paintings
(most of the scroll pots are over 2m long)
Ramayana
A scroll pata painting over 2.5m long
Mursidabad,
19th Century A.D.

Ramayana (Close-up)
A scroll pata painting over 2.5m long
Mursidabad,
19th Century A.D.

Krishnalila Pat
Birbhum
19th Century A.D.
Durga in the Ramayana pata
(shown above)
Birbhum, 19th Century A.D.
Square Paintings

The square painting are all done on canvas pasted on board. They were personnally comissioned for painting by the local painters (patuas of Birbhum) at the official residence of Shri Gurusady Dutt, I.C.S., when he was posted in Birbhum as the District Magistrate.
Childmarriage
Canvas pasted on board,
Birbhum, early 20 Century
Child being wedded
Canvas pasted on board,
Birbhum, early 20 Century
A village scene
Canvas pasted on board,
Birbhum, early 20 Century A.D.
Chaksudan Pat
of the Santhals

Canvas pasted on board,
Birbhum, early 20 CenturyA.D.
Ritual Cards
Dasavatar tas
(Ritual Playing cards)
Vishnupur, Bankura, early 20th Century A.D.
Other Paintings
Chalchitra
(a painting placed on top of the Durga idol during the Durga Puja Ceremony)
– Kumartuli, Kolkata
Early 20th Century A.D.
(A personal collection by Shri Gurusaday Dutt)
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