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Additional makers

Print possibly made by - John Augustus Atkinson; Publisher - Colnaghi; Print maker - Joseph Constantine Stadler

Description

Two Indian soldiers standing at the edge of a pool in foreground, the one at front holding a rifle with attached bayonet; a man, wearing a long piece of textile draped around his body, standing behind, pointing to right; a woman, carrying a baby and a vessel, standing in the water near a bathing man at left; building in background at left; figures riding an elephant in background at right; after Charles Hamilton Smith. 1815. Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Lettered below image with title, followed by 'A Serjeant and a Private Grenadier Sepoy of the Bengal Army.', and production details: 'C.H.S. / Aquatinted by I.C. Stadler. / London Pubd. 2. March 1815 by Colnaghi & Co,, 23 Cockspur Street.'

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Location

India

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