Emily Eden (1797-1869)
5 hand-coloured lithographic plates from Emily Eden's Portraits of the Princes and People of India (see note to previous lot) by L.Dickinson after Eden, on thin paper, 4 mounted on original card with text pasted on versos, 1 mounted on later card, occasional light spotting affecting mounts and one image
P.525 x 395 (4 plates); 245 x 340mm.
Attractively coloured plates from Portraits of the Princes and People of India (see previous lot): The Son of the Nawaub of Banda (Part I, title); the Maha Raja Runjeet Singh (Part III, pl.13); Dost Mahomed Khan, Mahomed Akram Khan, Hyder Khan and Abdool Ghunee Khan (Part I, pl.1); The Maha Raja's Jemadar with a horse from his stables, shown with representations of some of the Maha Raja's jewels (Part III, pl.14); Lord Auckland receiving the Rajah of Nahun in Durbar in his tent (Part IV, pl.24).
James Wales (1747-1795)
The Temple of Elephanta; Cubeer Burr the Great Banyan Tree
Mixed method engravings by James Phillips after James Wales's paintings from drawings executed at the site by James Forbes, published by James Wales in March 1790, on thin paper, occasional light spotting, light stain to upper margin of first plate.
each P.460 x 700mm.
In 1765 Forbes went to Bombay as a writer to the East India Company. As a keen observer and draughtsman he filled one hundred and fifty folio volumes with sketches and notes on India.
[and]: A View of Seringapatam. Etching, 1792, by D.Orme, with extensive hand-colouring in watercolour, on thin Whatman wove paper. P.340 x 525mm. A view of the Island and Fort of Seringapatam. (8)