17 June 1998
The Mountain of Ellora, 3rd View (Abbey 420 nos.102-104; Archer VI, pl.1-3)
hand-coloured aquatint panorama on three sheets, joined, June 1803, thick paper [watermarked 'J.Whatman 1804'], small tears to left and right margins, not affecting platemark
overall P.552 x 1950mm.
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The ensemble of rock-cut temples at Ellora stretches along the face of a rocky hill for about a mile and a quarter and includes 17 Brahmanical, 12 Buddhist and 5 Jain caves. In the present panorama Kailasa is in the centre.
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