London, South Kensington
21 June 1998
Thomas Daniell, R.A.(1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837)
Elephants on the banks of the Nile with a panoramic View of Lucknow beyond
with inscription 'Lucknow'
pencil, lightly squared
13¼ x 23¾in. (33.5 x 60.5cm.)
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