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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798
Title:

Indian Guard Room

Date:
undated
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (6.4 × 7.3 cm), Mount: 6 5/8 × 4 inches (16.8 × 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "For Arrack inspires us and Fires us with | Courage Love and Joy &cc"; in brown ink, upper left: "No. 35"; in graphite, lower left: "Punch Tent in Camp; inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Sepoy Indian Guard-Room"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22280
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
guard | Indian | military art | military, the | soldiers
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17247
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Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 48, fig. 2.12, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 33, no. 100, V2359 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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