William Simpson (British, 1823-1899)
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William Simpson (British, 1823-1899)

The Governor-General's silver state howdah

Details
William Simpson (British, 1823-1899)
The Governor-General's silver state howdah
signed and dated 'Wm Simpson./1863' (lower right) and inscribed 'Gov. Gen. State Elephant and Howdah.' (lower left)
pencil, black chalk and watercolour on paper
9 7/8 x 13¾ in. (25 x 35 cm.)
Provenance
James Gresham.
His sale; Christie's, London, 16 July 1917, lot 336.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 22 July 1980, lot 102.
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