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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:

One of the Five Pagodas built by the Rajah Tullojee

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/8 x 15 inches (23.8 x 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in pen and brown ink, center: "One of the Five Pagodas built by the Rajah Tullogee to replace the same | number that formerly stood within the bounds of the Espranade | on the N.W. side of the Fort and which were destroyed immediately | after the surge in 1772 --"; in graphite, lower left: "J 117" [encircled]

Watermark: similar to Heawood 3457 (J Whatman) (names)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.204
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | natives | pagodas | trees
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8893
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