London, South Kensington
22 September 2005
Edward Hawke Locker (1777-1848)
'Views of India' including: The Hospital Gate, Monghyr Fort; Carved gateway to Tomb of Kasim Sooleemanee, Chunarghur; Sepoy guardhouse in the Castle at Chunar, on the river Ganges; A tomb near Chunar, built by Kasim Sooleemanee; Insulated rocks, Colgong, River Ganges; The tomb of the son and two grandsons of Kasim Sooleemanee, Chunarghur; Hindu temple, Ramnaghur built by Ghat Singh, Rajah of Benares; Mosque near Ghazipur; and A View of Rajah Ghat Singh's Temple, Ramnaghur
inscribed or with inscription as title and dated '25th August 1808'; '25 August 1808'; '31st: August 1808.'; '1/August ...' and '13th August ...'
pencil and watercolour, one with pen and ink and watercolour, three grey or brown wash, four watermark Britannia, four watermark 'S WISE & PATCH/1806'
7 5/8 x 12 in. (19.4 x 30.5 cm.); and smaller (9)
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