22 June 2010
[ALBUM -- TOPOGRAPHICAL] Album of 31 topographical watercolors, mostly of India including Egypt, Bombay, Jabbalpoor, Madras, Lucknow and 15 photographs of Aurangzeb, Berar, Cawnpore and Lucknow. Various places, ca. 1868.
4o (290 x 235 mm). The watercolors and photographs approximately 250 x 170 mm or smaller. Pencil, watercolor and bodycolor on paper, mounted on card, most captions on mounts. Contemporary red morocco (some rubbing to edges).
Watercolors include: Pyramids of Egypt; Aden; Straits of Babel Mandeb, Red Sea; Island of Elephanta, Bombay Harbour; Bombay; Railway to Poonah "Ghauts" and "The Duke's nose;" Cave of the Elephanta, Bombay Harbour; Holy Tree at Sturdwar on the Ganges; Hardwar; Hindos Tank, Eillora; Hardwar on the Ganges; Ganges Canal; Bathing Ghauth of Hindoes Benares; Marble Rocks, Jabbalpoor; Mosque at Agra; Hindoo Priests near Calcutta; Temple at Elloara; Caves of Ellora; The Tomb of Lady Charlotte,Viscountess Canning in Barrackpur; Lord Napier's Camp, Bombay; Government House, Madras; Bridge of Lucknow; Island of Perim, Entrance of the Red Sea.
Photographs include: Cave of Ellora; Tomb of Aurangzeb; Gateway of Aurangabad; Hillfort of Dowlatabad; Mausoleum in Berar; Tomb of Aurungabad; Dowlatabad; Mausoleum of Aurungabad; Well of Cawnpore; Cemetery at Lucknow.
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