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Creator:
Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840, British, active in India
William Daniell, 1769–1837, British
Title:

An Excavated Temple on the Island of Salsette: The Great Chaitya Temple (Cave 3), Kanheri

Date:
July 1795
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 13/16 × 20 5/16 inches (45.2 × 51.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 15 3/4 × 19 5/16 inches (40 × 49.1 cm), and Sheet: 15 1/16 × 18 5/8 inches (38.3 × 47.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

watermark: "GR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2000.6.10
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | religious and mythological subject
Associated Places:
Kanheri Caves
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47969
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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. 112, fig. 89, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 27, no. 56, V2359 (YCBA)


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