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Creator:
William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Title:
View of Part of the City of Benares
Date:
ca. 1781
Medium:
Gray wash with brush and brown ink over pencil squared for transfer, on laid paper laid down on 19th century wash mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 5/8 x 40 1/8in. (60 x 101.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, LC of mount: 28; In graphite, LL of mount: Budgero[?] Benares; in graphite, LL of mount: Pinnua.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1811
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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Daniel Alan Herwitz, Heritage, culture, and politics in the postcolony, Columbia University Press, New York, 2012, p. 29, fig. 2.1, D16 166 .H47 2012 (YCBA)

John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 124, fig. 3.33, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA)

Isabel Combs Stuebe, Life and works of William Hodges, , Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979, pp. xiv, 204-05, no. 196, fig. 139, NJ18 H646 S75 1979 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11079
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