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Creator:
Robert Smith, 1787–1873, British
Title:

Inside the Main Entrance of the Purana Qila, Delhi

Former Title(s):

A View from the Inside of the Main Entrance of the Purana Qila, Delhi

Date:
1823
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 30 1/16 x 42 inches (76.4 x 106.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "RS 1825 [?]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.73
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
ancient | arches | architecture | bricks | colonel | costume | fort | horses (animals) | landscape | men | monument | mosque | rocks (landforms) | ruins | soldiers
Associated Places:
Delhi | India
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:306
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C. A. Bayly, The Raj, India and the British, 1600-1947 , National Portrait Gallery, London, 1990, pp. 208-9, cat. no. 257, DS428 R25 1990 (YCBA)

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 116, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 114, fig. 3.27, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA)

Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 1, V 1199 (YCBA)

Stuart Cary Welch, The British view of India, selected English paintings from the Paul Mellon collection , American Federation of Arts, New York, 1978, N8214.5 I5 B75 1978 (YCBA)


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