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Creator:
Sir Charles D'Oyly, 1781–1845, British, active in India
Printed by The Behar Amateur Lithographic Press, 1781–1845, British, active in India
Title:
A Samporea or Snake Catcher
Date:
undated
Medium:
Chromolithograph on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 15/16 x 5 15/16 inches (25.3 x 15.1 cm), Sheet: 7 1/16 x 5 inches (18 x 12.7 cm), and Image: 6 5/8 x 5 inches (16.9 x 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "C D'Oyly delt."; lower center: "A SAMPOREA or SNAKE-CATCHER."; lower right: "Behar Li"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1256
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | arches | bamboo | baskets | drapery | genre subject | hookah | Indian | pavilion (garden structure) | snake | snake charmer | tiles | trees | viewers
Associated Places:
India
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49979
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