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Creator:
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Title:

Allahabad, from the Right Bank of the Jumna

Additional Title(s):

The Fort of Allahabad and the Junction of the Jumna with the Ganges

Date:
1865
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 x 20 1/4 inches (37.1 x 51.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Allahabad. from the right bank of the Jumna"; in graphite, on back, center: "163"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "Wm. Simpson | 1865."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.258
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cityscape | figures | fort | fountain | genre subject | landscape | military art | river | riverbanks | ships | sunset | walls
Associated Places:
Allahabad | Ganges | India | Punjab | Yamuna
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12223
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