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Creator:
D'Oyly, Charles, 1781-1845, ill.
Title(s):

Behar amateur lithographic scrap book : consisting of every variety of Oriental subjects : heads, figures, costume, zoology.

Additional Title(s):

Amateur lithographic scrap book

Behar amateur lithographic scrapbook

Published/Created:
[Patna, India] : Behar Amateur Lithogc. Press, 1828.
Physical Description:
[30] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 24 x 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 110 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 110 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 446
Lithography after Charles D'Oyly, Elizabeth Jane D'Oyly, R.S. D'Oyley, Christopher Webb Smith, Chinnery, and Sheodial. Lithographed title page after M.J. Lemarchand.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original blue paper wrappers, with lithographed title label on front cover. Has cased with it: Abbey Travel 448. Behar amateur lithographic scrap book. [1828?] -- Abbey Travel 449. Behar Amateur scrapbook. [1828?] -- Abbey Travel 452. Extra Behar lithographic scrap book. [1829?]
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound contemporary blind-stamped green cloth. Includes two additional plates not in the Abbey copy: [1] Wild buffalo hunting, and [2] View near the Sak[illegible]. Abbey copy plate 29 (Portrait of native lady) not present in this copy.
Consists of 41 lithographs of varying size (mounted on 30 blank leaves) from the Behar Lithographic Press, established by Sir Charles D'Oyly in Patna, Bihar, India, in 1828. The lithographs include portraits, animals, landscapes, and village life.
Subject Terms:
Bengal (India) -- Pictorial works.
Bihar (India) -- Pictorial works.
Costume -- India -- Pictorial works.
D'Oyly, Charles, 1781-1845.
India -- Description and travel -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Landscapes -- India -- Bengal.
Natural history -- India -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1828.
Contributors:
Chinnery, George, 1774-1852, ill.
D'Oyly, Elizabeth Jane, d. 1875, ill.
D'Oyly, R. S., ill.
Lemarchand, Michael Joseph, ill.
Sheodial, ill.
Smith, Christopher Webb, 1793-1871, ill.
Behar Lithographic Press (Patna, India), publisher.
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  • Contents (from Abbey): [Lithographed title page]
  • N.W. view of Buxee Ghaut in the city of Patna
  • Hog hunting plate 1st
  • Mirta Kulleaun Beg.
  • Views of the ruins of Lowser Kuttra in Patna
  • Wild hog. The bear
  • [Native potentate]
  • NW view of Gow Ghaut in the city of Patna
  • [Portrait with Arabic caption]
  • [Portrait with Arabic caption]
  • View of Gyah from the Fulga River
  • [Portrait with Arabic inscription]
  • [View of shipping]
  • Kaghole. [Small view]. Near Kishenugghur
  • [View of procession, with Arabic inscription]
  • [Group of deer]
  • A Hindostany lady. A Mahratta lady
  • View in Bengal
  • Gyah. View of Bhabooah Gunge Ghaut in Patna. View of Chimniny Ghaut in Patna
  • Bengal scenery
  • Rajeghier
  • Hog hunting plate 2d.
  • [Portrait of native lady]
  • [Native acrobats]
  • View on the River Ganges. On the River Ganges
  • View of the mausoleum at Moneah in Behar
  • [Portrait of native lady]. A native of Patna. [Portrait of native, with Arabic caption]
  • Views of buildings, camels and natives
  • Indian jugglers
  • [Portrait of native lady]
  • Near Gyah. Paugla pool near Dacca.

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