The European in India / from a collection of drawings by Charles Doyley, Esq. ; engraved by J.H. Clark and C. Dubourg ; with a preface and copious descriptions, by Thomas Williamson ; accompanied with A brief history of ancient and modern India, from the earliest periods of antiquity to the termination of the late Mahratta War, by F.W. Blagdon.
- London : Published and sold by Edward Orme, 1813
- Physical Description:
- , 149,  p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDS428 .W55 1813+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- P ublic Domain
- Illustrations are colored aquatints.
Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), V, col. 1456
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 185
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, 887
"A brief history of ancient and modern India," by F.W. Blagdon: p. -149.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 435
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Richard Strachey, Askwick Grove. Plates are identical to those in Costume and customs of modern India / by Charles Doyley. London : E. Orme, [ca. 1824] (T 440), differing only in that the frames are washed in grey and pink instead of yellow only.
- Subject Terms:
- Clothing and dress -- India.Dove, J. F. -- Printer.Europeans -- India -- Social life and customs.Europeans -- Tobacco use -- India.India -- History.India -- Social life and customs.Orme, Edward -- Publisher.Smoking in art.Strachey, Richard -- Bookplate.Tobacco use -- India.
- Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1813.
- IIIF Manifest:
- An European Gentleman with his Moonshee, or native professor of language
- A gentleman in his private office, attended by his Duftoree, or native-office-keeper
- A gentleman, in a public office, attended by the Crannie, or native clerks
- A gentleman dressing, attended by his head-bearer, and other servants
- A gentleman attended by Hajaum, or native barber
- A gentleman delivering a letter to a Soontah-Burdar, or silver baton-bearer
- A gentleman's Kedmutgars, or table servants, bringing in dinner
- An English family at table, under a Punkah, or fan, kept in motion by a Khelassy
- A gentleman with his Sircar, or money-servant
- A gentleman with his Hookah-Burdar, or pipe-bearer
- A Saumpareeah, or snake-catcher, exhibiting snakes before Europeans
- Marquis Wellesley's dandy, or boatman, in his livery
- An European lady giving instructions to her Durzee, or native tailor
- A dancing woman, of Bengal, exhibiting before an European family
- A dancing woman, of Lueknow, exhibiting before an European family
- An European lady attended by a servant using a Hand-Punkah, or fan
- An European lady and her family, attended by an Ayah, or nurse
- Kaut-Pootlies, or puppets, exhibiting by native jugglers, for the amusement of European children
- A native gentleman smoking a Goorgoory, or hookah, in his private apartments, attended by his dancing girls
- Marquis Wellesley and his suite, at the Nabob of Oude's breakfast table, viewing an elephant-fight.