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Creator:
Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840, British, active in India
and William Daniell, 1769–1837, British
Formerly Attributed to Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:

The Mosque at Juanpore Built by Sultan Hussain Sherki | Taken in December 1789

Date:
1789
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, rough, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 7/8 × 30 1/2 inches (53 × 77.5 cm) and Sheet: 20 3/8 × 30 inches (51.8 × 76.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Mosque at Juanpore built by the Sultan Hussain Sherk | taken in Decr. 1789-i"; inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, lower center: "The height of this building is inclusive of the | ornament at the top by measurement 83 feet."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J50"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.287
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13184
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