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

Fort William, Calcutta

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash, watercolor, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 18 7/8 inches (30.2 x 47.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite, center: "sketch for picture of Fort William -- Calcutta"; in graphite, lower left: "J94" [encircled]; in graphite, lower right: "Samuel DAVIS 67/2/1/104"

Watermark: similar to Heawood 105 (J Whatman) (Bend)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.244
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | fort | landscape
Associated Places:
Asia | Bharat | Kolkata | West Bengal
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9029
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