• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    William Hodges, R.A. (1744-1797)

    View of the West Side, of Chunar Gur; A View of an Insulated Rock, in the River Ganges, at Jangerah; A View of the Fort of Iionpoor upon the Banks of the River Goomty; A View of a Mausoleum at Etmadpoor; A View of the Cutterá built by Jaffier Cawn at Muxadavad; A View of Shekoabad; A View of the Fort of Peteter; A View of the City of Benares; A View of the Pass of Sicri Gully; and A View in the Jungle Ferry (Abbey Travel 416, nos. 3,3,32,33,36,41,43-47)

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    William Hodges, R.A. (1744-1797)
    View of the West Side, of Chunar Gur; A View of an Insulated Rock, in the River Ganges, at Jangerah; A View of the Fort of Iionpoor upon the Banks of the River Goomty; A View of a Mausoleum at Etmadpoor; A View of the Cutterá built by Jaffier Cawn at Muxadavad; A View of Shekoabad; A View of the Fort of Peteter; A View of the City of Benares; A View of the Pass of Sicri Gully; and A View in the Jungle Ferry (Abbey Travel 416, nos. 3,3,32,33,36,41,43-47)
    aquatints, four handcoloured from Select Views in India, six with accompanying letterpress sheets, published by J.Grives, London, 1785-88
    unframed
    S. 17½ x 23in. (44.5 x 58.5cm.)
    with a pair of handcoloured lithographs, General View of Ootacamund and View from the upper bungalow, Conoor, published 1847, after Captain Peacocke (13)


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    Provenance

    Dr. Maurice Shellim, and by descent to the current owner