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Conway Mordaunt Shipley (1824-1888)
Conway Mordaunt Shipley (1824-1888)

An album comprising 158 watercolours (150 by Shipley and 8 by a Company School artist) of India and the Eastern Archipelago: 111 depicting the scenery of India (including Baltistan, Kashmir and the Punjab) and Afghanistan, 1853-54, 7 Company School watercolours depicting the architecture at Madura and one illustrating the costumes of the Madras Army, 4 views of Singapore, 19-27 May 1854, 17 views taken in the Philippines, 21 June-14 July 1854, 15 views of Macao, Canton, Hong Kong and environs, 7-22 August 1854, one of Penang, 6 December 1854, one of Aden, 22 December 1854, and one of the Strait of Bab-el. Mandeb, 23 December 1854

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Conway Mordaunt Shipley (1824-1888)
An album comprising 158 watercolours (150 by Shipley and 8 by a Company School artist) of India and the Eastern Archipelago: 111 depicting the scenery of India (including Baltistan, Kashmir and the Punjab) and Afghanistan, 1853-54, 7 Company School watercolours depicting the architecture at Madura and one illustrating the costumes of the Madras Army, 4 views of Singapore, 19-27 May 1854, 17 views taken in the Philippines, 21 June-14 July 1854, 15 views of Macao, Canton, Hong Kong and environs, 7-22 August 1854, one of Penang, 6 December 1854, one of Aden, 22 December 1854, and one of the Strait of Bab-el. Mandeb, 23 December 1854
contemporary brown morrocco gilt album with bookplate pasted down on cover, the majority inscribed and several dated 1853-1854
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white on paper on cream mounts
the album 20 1/8 x 15½in. (51 x 39.5cm.)

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