Pitch Lake, New Jersey, Trinidad and Tobago
Bridge and Patna Gate and Monghyr Fort
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Dated in graphite, on back, upper centre: "Octr. 27 1788". Inscribed in pen, with brown ink, upper left: "Bridge & Patna Gate & Monghyr Fort."; inscribed in graphite, upper left, very faint: "Bridge [...] Monghyr Fort"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Mellon 9925C"; Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "(3)180R | W. Daniell. | Unpublished drawing for [...?] | 183"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, lower centre: "N.[36. crossed out with graphite] Bridge & Patna [tape covering inscription] Monghyr Fort"; inscribed in graphite, verso, centre right: "0/6936/5/6P"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Daniel R.A. 1381 | No. 31".
Medium: Brown wash, pen and brown ink, and graphite
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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