London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837)
Near the Musjid of Sultan Babar, Oudh
inscribed and numbered 'N.123 Near the Musjid built/by Sultan Babar Oud' and with a further inscription 'Near the Musjid built by Babar Oud' (on the reverse)
pencil, grey and brown wash on paper, watermarked 'J.WHATMAN'
15 x 21¼in. (38.1 x 54cm.)
with Eyre and Hobhouse, London.
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The Daniells set out for Oudh on the 11 July 1789. William mentions in his journal that 'From the Gauts we went to a Mosque built by Baba on the site of a Minar which the Bramins told us reached to heaven. Made drawings of the Mosque...'
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