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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:
Indian Guard Room
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/2 × 3 inches (6.4 × 7.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "For [...] us and [...] us with | Courage Love and Joy [...]"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "No. 35"; in graphite, lower left: "Punch Tent in [...]; 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 request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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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)

Publications:
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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)

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17247
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