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Creator:
Sir Charles D'Oyly, 1781–1845, British, active in India
Title:
View of Calcutta and its Environs:General View of Calcutta from the Entrance to the Water Gate of Fort William
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and white gouache on moderately thick, moderately textured, blue gray, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 6 3/4 × 21 inches (17.1 × 53.3 cm) and Sheet: 5 5/8 × 19 7/8 inches (14.3 × 50.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, upper right: "12."; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "General view from the entrance to the Water Gate of Fort William"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "CALCUTTA"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.18.6
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:18196
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