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Creator:
Creighton, Henry, d. 1807, ill.
Title(s):

The ruins of Gour described and represented in eighteen views : with a topographical map / compiled from the manuscripts and drawings of the late H. Creighton, esq.

Published/Created:
London : Black, Parbury, & Allen, 1817.
Physical Description:
[4], iii, [1], 12 p., XIII leaves, [2] p., XVIII, [1] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : col. ill., map ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS486.G3 C74 1817+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatints engraved by Thomas Medland.
Map etched by Thomas Fisher.
Printed by Cox & Baylis, Great Queen-street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 438
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original brown paper covered boards.
Subject Terms:
Antiquities -- India -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- Specimens -- 1817.
Aquatints, Colored -- Specimens -- 1817.
Black, Parbury, & Allen -- Publisher.
Cox & Baylis -- Printer.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1817.
Gaur (India) -- Pictorial works.
Contributors:
Medland, Thomas, 18th/19th cent, engraver.
Fisher, Thomas, 1781?-1836, etcher.
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  • A map of Gour 1801
  • The tower
  • The Dakhil Gate
  • The Chand Gate
  • The Cutwaly Gate
  • The Suna Masjid, or Golden Mosque
  • Chuta Suna Masjid, or small Golden Mosque
  • The inside of the Chuta Suna Masjic, or small Golden Mosque
  • The tomb of Shah Husayn
  • The Painted Mosque
  • A small gateway covered with a dome
  • Kadam Rasul, or the Prophet's Foot, a mosque
  • Thanty Para
  • Ruins of a bridge
  • Tombs at the small Golden Mosque
  • Cham Kutta, a small mosque
  • Varaha Avatara, or descent in the Boar. Muhammadan Sculpture in the small Golden Mosque
  • Sivani, a Hindu image
  • Brahmani, a Hindu image, Bwawani, a Hindu image.

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