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Creator:
Forrest, Charles Ramus.
Title(s):

A picturesque tour along the rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India : consisting of twenty-four highly finished and coloured views, a map, and vignettes, from original drawings made on the spot : with illustrations, historical and descriptive / by Lieutenant-Colonel Forrest.

Published/Created:
London : R. Ackermann, 1824.
Physical Description:
iv, [2], 191, [1] p., XXIV leaves of plate ([1] folded) : col. ill., map ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS408 .F67 1824+ Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS408 .F67 1824+ Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatints by Thomas Sutherland and George Hunt; after Charles Ramus Forrest. Map engraved by James Neele.
Includes a large aquatint vignette on title page. In addition, there is an unsigned aquatint vignette, "Sicre Gully Pass, between Bengal and Bahar," at the foot of page 191.
Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand, London.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 441
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled red morocco. Copy 2 is bound in original brown paper-covered boards, with prublisher's printed spine label (largely effaced). Bookplate: R.J. Lumley.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Ganges River Valley (India and Bangladesh) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
Harrison, L., -- Printer.
India -- Description and travel.
India -- History.
Lumley, R.J -- Bookplate.
Yamuna River Valley (India) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Hunt, George, active 1824-1831, engraver.
Neele, James, engraver.
Sutherland, Thomas, approximately 1785-approximately 1825, engraver.
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  • Hindoo pagodas below Barrackpore on the Ganges
  • Hindoo village on the Ganges, near Ambooah
  • Ghaut of Cutwah on the Ganges
  • Part of the city of Moorshedabad, ancient capital of Bengal
  • Mountains of Rajemahal, where they descend to the Ganges
  • The Mootee Girna, or Falls of Pearls, in the Rajemahal Hills
  • The Rocks of Colgong
  • Ancient tomb at the confluence of the Boglipore Nullah and the Ganges
  • Village on the Ganges above Boglipore
  • The Fakeers' Rock at Sanguira near Sultangunge
  • Village and Pagoda below Patra Azimabad
  • Hindoo Ghaut on the Ganges
  • City of Benares from the Ganges
  • Sacred Tank and Pagodas near Benares
  • Mahamedan Mosque and Tomb near Benares
  • The Indian port of Chunar Ghur
  • Raj Ghaut and Fort of Allahabad at the confluence of the Ganges and Jumna Rivers
  • Tombs near Etaya in the Doo-ab on the Jumna River
  • Surseya Ghaut, Khanpore
  • City of Lueknow, Capital of the province of Oude, on the Goomty River
  • Palace of the King of Delhi, taken from the principal mosque
  • Grand Gateway and Tomb of the Emperor Acber at Secundra
  • The Cuttur Minar in the ruins of Ancient Delhi
  • The Taj Majal, Tomb of the Emperor Shah Jehan and his Queen.

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