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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 187

    Company School, circa 1835

    The interior view of a magistrates court during the enquiry into the murder of William Fraser, the Governor General's representative of the Delhi Territories

    Price Realised  

    Company School, circa 1835
    The interior view of a magistrates court during the enquiry into the murder of William Fraser, the Governor General's representative of the Delhi Territories
    oil on canvas
    28 5/8 x 39¾in. (72.7 x 101cm.)


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    It is believed that Colonel James Skinner can be identified in the courtroom scene depicted and that this painting is a copy of a lost original executed by a European artist working in Delhi.

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    Exhibited

    Hartnoll & Eyre, 30 November - 10 December 1978, catalogue Company Paintings