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Hodges, William, 1744–1797
Travels in India during the years 1780, 1781, 1782, & 1783 / by William Hodges, R.A.
London : Printed for the author, and sold by J. Edwards, Pall-Mall, 1793.
Physical Description:
vi, 156, [2] p., [14] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill. map ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA412 .H63 1793+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Engravings by William Angus, William Byrne, James Fittler, Thomas Medland, Benjamin Thomas Pouncy, William Skelton, Peltro William Tomkins, and John Walker; after William Hodges.
English short title catalogue, T87144
Publisher's advertisement: [1] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled ivory parchment (?). Gilt-tooled edges.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1793.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1793.
Hodges, William, 1744-1797, publisher.
India -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
India -- History -- Early works to 1800.
India -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.
Travel literature.
Angus, William, 1752-1821, engraver.
Byrne, William, 1743-1805, engraver.
Fittler, James, 1758-1835, engraver.
Medland, Thomas, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
Pouncy, Benjamin Thomas, -1799, engraver.
Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver.
Tomkins, Peltro William, 1759-1840, engraver.
Walker, John, 1759-1830, engraver.

  • Contents of the plates: A map of part of Bengal and Bahar
  • A view of the Great Pagoda at Tanjore
  • The pass of Sicri Gully
  • A view of the inside of A. Zavanah
  • Banyan tree
  • Mahommedan women attending the tombs of their parents, relatives or friends art nig
  • A peasant woman of Hindostan. A Sepor of Matchlock man
  • A column taken from the Temple of Vis Visha at Beneres
  • Procession of a Hindoo woman to the funeral pile of her husband
  • A view of the palace of Nabob Asoph of Dowlah at Lucknow
  • A view of Agra taken from the Southwest
  • A woman of Hindostan. Mullah or Musselman Priest
  • A view of the fort of Gwalior.

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