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

Part of Calcutta Taken From the B[...]mgalow a Little Below the Orphan House

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper; mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 20 3/4 inches (32.1 × 52.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 13 5/16 × 21 3/8 inches (33.8 × 54.3 cm), and Mount: 14 1/4 × 22 7/8 inches (36.2 × 58.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "Calcutta"; inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, lower center: "N. [...] [crossed out] Part of Calcutta taken from the B[...]mgalow a little below the Orphan House"

Watermark: "J Whatman"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2000.6.55
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | landscape | orphanage | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | Bharat | India | Kolkata | West Bengal
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48014
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