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FIFTEEN COMPANY SCHOOL WATERCOLOURS OF VIEWS OF MONUMENTS OF INDIA
FIFTEEN COMPANY SCHOOL WATERCOLOURS OF VIEWS OF MONUMENTS OF INDIA
FIFTEEN COMPANY SCHOOL WATERCOLOURS OF VIEWS OF MONUMENTS OF INDIA
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FIFTEEN COMPANY SCHOOL WATERCOLOURS OF VIEWS OF MONUMENTS OF INDIA

PROBABLY DELHI, INDIA, CIRCA 1815

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FIFTEEN COMPANY SCHOOL WATERCOLOURS OF VIEWS OF MONUMENTS OF INDIA
PROBABLY DELHI, INDIA, CIRCA 1815
Watercolour on paper, including views and details of the Tomb of Akbar, the Taj Mahal, Fathepur Sikri, the Fort of Agra and its Mosque and the Tomb of Itimad al-Dawla, each watercolour within thick black margins, some pages with the watermark '[R]use & Turners 1815'
11 ½ x 9in. (29.4 x 22.8cm.)

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Lot Essay

The full list of watercolours included in this lot are as follows. Those within inverted commas are transcribed directly from the inscriptions on the watercolours:

The Tomb of Arjumand Banu [also known as Mumtaz Mahal]
‘The Inscription on the Tomb’ [probably that of Arjumand Banu]
The Taj taken from the river
The Pearl Mosque in the Fort of Agra
The Fort of Agra
‘The Tomb’
‘The Tomb in the Area on the Top of the Building ‘
The Tomb of Akbar
The Tomb of Saint Selim at Fathepur Sikri
The Gateway at Fathepur Sikri
The Tomb of Itamad al Dawla
Four unidentified pietra dura patterns

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