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Creator:
D'Oyly, Charles, 1781-1845, ill.
Title:
Extra Behar amateur lithographic scrap book : containing a variety of Indian subjects.
Alternate Title(s):
Extra Behar amateur lithographic scrapbook
Published/Created:
[Patna, India] : Behar Amateur Lithographic Press, [1829?]
Physical Description:
[29] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 26 x 39 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 110 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Consists of 36 lithographs of varying size (mounted on 29 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.
Lithographs after Charles D'Oyly, Col. J. Young, and Elizabeth Jane D'Oyly.
Date of publication from Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 452
Contents, from Abbey: Chance a brown water spaniel ... -- R'Hut Jhattra -- Hog hunting -- A Mahrattah lady -- View in Behar -- Brenda the property of Lady D'Oyly, Patna -- Cockatoo -- A native family. Bramming bull. Grub. Peter -- Hog hunting. Plate 3d -- Hog hunting. Plate 4th -- Saccly (Scicely?), gully from the land side -- [View of ruined temple] -- Tiger hunting -- On the River Ganges -- Wild elephant -- On the Jumna -- Ally Agah. A native lady -- Soories -- View near Barrackpore -- Portrait of a native of Arrah -- Native of the western provinces. [Portrait of native lady, with Arabic caption] -- [View through an archway] -- Rajemahl inland. Marriage Procession -- Hog hunting plate 5 -- Lady D'Oyly's Ayah & Buxoo[?] Jemmadar's child -- Antelopes -- Balasore salt boats -- Hog hunting plate 6th -- A native family -- Gigantic crane.
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original blue paper wrappers, with lithographed title label. Cased with: Abbey Travel 446. Behar amateur lithographic scrap book (Patna, 1828).
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 -- 1829.
Contributors:
D'Oyly, Elizabeth Jane, d. 1875, ill.
Young, J. (James), ill.
Behar Lithographic Press (Patna, India), publisher.
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