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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    R. Mecham (fl.1850s)

    Views in India and Burma: The Blue Mosque, Mooltan; Artist sketching in front of a government building; Turtle turning at Diamond Island; Major Pha[..]e's house, Rangoon; Mooltan; and, A village shrine

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    R. Mecham (fl.1850s)
    Views in India and Burma: The Blue Mosque, Mooltan; Artist sketching in front of a government building; Turtle turning at Diamond Island; Major Pha[..]e's house, Rangoon; Mooltan; and, A village shrine
    three signed 'R. Mecham', two signed 'R. Mecham' on the mounts, four inscribed,'The blue Mosque Mooltan.', 'Mooltan', Major Pha[..]e's house Rangoon.', and 'Turtle turning at Diamond Island - No 1. The owner of the Island proceed to take possession.' on the mounts
    pencil and watercolour on paper
    unframed
    8 x 9¾in. (20.3 x 24.8cm.) and smaller
    for similar watercolours by this artist see Christie's London sale, Visions of India, 5 October 1999, Lot 61 (6)


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