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Creator:
Daniell, Thomas, 1749–1840
Title(s):

Oriental scenery : part first [-fifth] containing twenty-four views of the architecture, antiquities, and landscape scenery of Hindoostan / by Messrs. Thomas and William Daniell, reduced from their folio edition of the same work, and carefully copied under their direction.

Additional Title(s):

Hindoo excavations in the mountain of Ellora near Aurungabad in the Decan in twenty-four views

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Thomas and William Daniell, at the Free-school Press, Gower's Walk, Whitechapel, and published by William Daniell, No. 9, Cleveland Street, Fitzroy Square, and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row, 1812-1816.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm x 35 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 60
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Part 6: Hindoo excavations in the mountain of Ellora near Aurungabad in the Decan in twenty-four views, from the drawings of James Wales, under the direction of Thomas Daniell, London, 1816.
Originally published in 6 parts. Each part has its own additional engraved title page.
"The twenty-four Views here published, form the first series of the original work; the remaining portions, it is intended, shall follow in the same succession as they appeared in that edition; and when completed, will be comprised in three volumes, containing in the whole 150 prints."--Part 1.
Daniell's work originally published in 5 parts, 1795-1815. Wales's work originally published in 2 volumes, 1803-04, and a one-volume edition in 1816. For additional edition information, see Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 432
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 805
BAC Folio A 2022 60: The Abbey copy. Plates are not colored. Bound in original brown boards, except part four which has green boards.
Subject Terms:
India -- Antiquities.
India -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints.
Contributors:
Daniell, William, 1769-1837, author, artist, publisher.
Wales, James, 1746 or 1747-1795, artist.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher.
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