image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

One of the Five Pagodas built by the Rajah Tullojee

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Inscribed on back in pen and brown ink, center: "One of the Five Pagodas built by the Rajah Tullogee to replace the same | number that formerly stood within the bounds of the Espranade | on the N.W. side of the Fort and which were destroyed immediately | after the surge in 1772 --"; in graphite, lower left: "J 117" [encircled]

Medium: Gray ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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