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Creator:
William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Title:
View of the Island of Jangerah at Sultanganj with Figures in the Foreground
Date:
ca. 1781
Medium:
Gray wash and pen and black/brown ink over graphite on laid paper, laid down on 19th Century wash mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/8 x 25 7/16in. (49.8 x 64.6cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Initialled, in pen and brown ink, UR: MH2; in graphite UL: CP; in graphite, LL of mount: near[?] Boghpoor Ganges; in graphite, LC: 15.

J. Whatman.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1736
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Publications:
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Geoff Quilley, William Hodges, 1744-1797 : The art of exploration : catalogue to the exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 5 July-21 November, 2004 and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 27 January-24 April 2005 , , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2004, p. 141, NJ18 H646 +W55 2004 (YCBA)

Isabel Combs Stuebe, Life and works of William Hodges, , Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979, pp. xxi, 277, no. 410, fig. 248, NJ18 H646 S75 1979 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10466
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