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A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India. A Pagoda at Strupermador

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From the Collection

Additional makers

Print maker - Henri Merke; Publisher - Edward Orme

Description

View of a pagoda carved with statues in niches with wall surrounding at right, figures in the foreground, including two western men looking at a drawing of the structure at left. 1804. Hand-coloured etching and aquatint.

Inscription

Lettered below image with title, production detail: "Lieut. James Hunter Del.", "H. Merke Aquatinta" and publication line: "Sold & Published June 4 1804 by Edwd. Orme His Mayesty's Printseller 59 New Bond Street, London"; the plate numbered at top right: 22

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India

Country

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