21 September 2000
Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837)
A collection of studies of Indian fishing vessels
one inscribed 'Patille Boats' (upper centre), one inscribed with colour notes, one dated 'March 24 88' (lower right), one dated '29 March 88' (lower right)
six pencil, seven pencil and grey or brown wash, unframed
57/8 x 45/8 in. (14.9 x 11.8 cm.); and smaller (13)
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These studies are probably of the boats that the Daniells observed on the river Hooghly, while staying in Calcutta at the beginning of the year before they set off on their first trip up the Ganges to Srinagar on 3rd September 1788.
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