London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837)
The Chalees Setoon, Ghazipur
pencil and watercolour on paper
6¾ x 4¼in. (17 x 11cm.)
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Ghazipur is situated 135 miles west of Patna. The Chalees Setoon was a river fort also known as the palace of Forty Pillars. According to William's journal the Daniells were at Ghazipur from 27 to 29 November 1788.
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