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

Viage pintoresco a las orillas de los rios Ganges y Jumna, en la India Oriental : representdo en veinte y cuatro estampas : con su esplicacion, y una noticia historica de La India.

Additional Title(s):

picturesque tour along the rivers Ganges and Jumna. Spanish

Published/Created:
Londres : Lo publica R. Ackermann, 1827.
Physical Description:
8 p., XXIV leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS408 .F6718 1827+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Notes:
Spanish translation of Forrest's A picturesque tour along the rivers Ganges and Jumna, 1824. Plate captions and imprints are that of the 1824 English edition.
Printed by C. Wood, Poppin's Court, Fleet Street.
Aquatints by Thomas Sutherland and George Hunt; after Charles Ramus Forrest.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 444
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in later red half calf and green cloth.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Ganges River Valley (India and Bangladesh) -- Pictorial works.
India -- Description and travel.
India -- History.
Wood, C. -- Printer.
Yamuna Valley (India) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1827.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Hunt, George, active 1824-1831, 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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