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Creator:
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Title:
The Governor-General's and Commander-in-Chief's Camp at Jalandhar, 1 Febuary 1860
Date:
ca. 1860
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, slightly texured, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches (25.1 x 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Gov. Gen's & Com-in-Chief's Camp | at Jalundhur 1st Febr 1860"; in graphite, on back, center: "34"

Signed in black ink, lower left: "Wm Simpson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.255
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | army | camels (mammals) | camp (temporary settlement) | elephants (animals) | fire | flags | historical subject | jugs | landscape | military art | smoke | soldiers | tents | trees | wagon
Associated Places:
Asia | India | Jalandhar | Punjab
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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From Merchants to Emperors - British Artists in India 1757-1930 (The Morgan Library & Museum, 1986-05-01 - 1986-07-31)

From Merchants to Emperors - British Artists in India 1757-1930 (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1986-10-02 - 1987-01-04)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12220
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