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Creator:
Thomas Morris, active 1771–1794
after William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Title:

A View of the Tomb of the Emperor Sher Shah at Sasseram in Bahar

Date:
1786
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 5/16 × 29 3/8 inches (56.7 × 74.6 cm), Plate: 18 3/4 × 24 11/16 inches (47.6 × 62.7 cm), and Image: 16 3/4 × 23 1/2 inches (42.5 × 59.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left; "Drawn on the Spot & Painted by Hodges."; lettered, lower center: "A View of the Tomb of the Emperor Shere Shah at Sasseram in Bahar. | Published May 1st 1786, by W. Hodges, Queen Street, May Fair, London"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Morris."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.22.1
Classification:
Prints
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:44655
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Douglas Fordham, Aquatint Worlds : Travel, Print, and Empire 1770-1820, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, p. 48, fig. 32, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize

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. 18, V 1199 (YCBA)

Isabel Combs Stuebe, Life and works of William Hodges, , Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979, pp. xx, 271, no. 392, fig. 240, NJ18 H646 S75 1979 (YCBA)


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