Frame made of copper with a pointed arch at the top and an integral brass stand, containing two polychrome prints, each depicting a male figure, one a nobleman, one Lord Krishna, mounted back to back within the frame. On one side at the bottom right hand corner of one print in Devanagari script is an inscription: 'Shishupala', the name of the person depicted. On the other side is the inscription 'Sri Krisna Charya', showing that this image is of Lord Krishna. On the left of each image is a monogram of intertwined 'C', 'J' and 'M'. On the underside an impression reads: 'CHANDRA: MANDAL/JAIT?MUTTRA', probably the maker's mark.

probably a souvenir from a pilgrimage

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