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Creator:
William Daniell, 1769–1837, British
Title:

Bridge and Patna Gate and Monghyr Fort

Date:
1788
Medium:
Brown wash, pen and brown ink, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured,cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/16 × 20 3/4 inches (36.4 × 52.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with brown ink, upper left: "Bridge & Patna Gate & Monghyr Fort."; inscribed in graphite, upper left, very faint: "Bridge [...] Monghyr Fort"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Mellon 9925C"; Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "(3)180R | W. Daniell. | Unpublished drawing for [...?] | 183"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, lower center: "N.[36. crossed out with graphite] Bridge & Patna [tape covering inscription] Monghyr Fort"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "0/6936/5/6P"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Daniel R.A. 1381 | No. 31"

watermark: J Whatman (letters only; similar to Heawood 104)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1492
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | architectural subject | bridge (built work) | camel (mammal) | domes | fishermen | fishing | fort | gate | gateway | genre subject | men | moat | river | road | ruins | sword | trees | turbans | walking | walls
Associated Places:
Bihar | Ganges | Munger | Munger Fort | Patna
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9252
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Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 20, V 1199 (YCBA)


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