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D'Oyly, Charles, 1781–1845

Behar amateur lithographic scrap book.

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Behar amateur lithographic scrapbook

[Patna, India] : Behar Amateur Lithos. Press, [1828?]
Physical Description:
[24] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 29 x 38 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 70
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Lithographs after Charles D'Oyly, Elizabeth Jane D'Oyly, George Chinnery, and James Young.
Date of publication from Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 448
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original blue paper wrappers, with lithographed paper title label. The plates are hand-colored (except for the title page).
Consists of 28 lithographs of varying size (mounted on 24 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.
Lithographs -- 1828.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1828.
Chinnery, George, 1774-1852, ill.
D'Oyly, Elizabeth Jane, d. 1875, ill.
Young, J. (James), ill.
Behar Lithographic Press (Patna, India), publisher.
IIIF Manifest:

  • Contents (from Abbey): [Lithographed title page]
  • View of the Hill House (Mr. Cleveland's) at Bhaugulpore
  • Bengal village scenery
  • A squall on the River Ganges
  • Washing an elephant
  • Portrait of an Indian
  • Portrait of an Indian
  • Churruck poojah
  • View on the River Hooghly --Balasore salt boats laden & light
  • A Hindostany lady of rank
  • On the Junghee road, Dacca
  • HC[?] anchor vessel at Saugor
  • View of Raje Ghaut in the city of Benares
  • View of a temple near Benares. [View, no title]. [View, no title]
  • Indiaman taking in cargo at the New Anchorage
  • View of a Ghaut at Dacca
  • Bengal cottage scenery
  • [Half-length portrait of Indian nobleman]
  • A Ghaut near Dacca
  • Secunderpore in Ghazeapore
  • Stiff gale; Indiaman beating up
  • Scene in the vicinity of Dacca
  • The Fort of Chunar from the East
  • [View, natives with dancing bear]. Dacca.

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