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Creator:
Samuel Davis, 1757–1819, British
Title:
Gate of the Old Fort at Old Benares
Date:
ca. 1792
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on wove paper with pen and brown ink border laid down on heavy wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 21 × 27 3/4 inches (53.3 × 70.5 cm) and Sheet: 17 1/4 × 23 11/16 inches (43.8 × 60.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, in graphite, verso, lower center: "Gate of the Old Fort | in Old Benares - as it stood in 1792 | by S Davis; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "J57"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.279
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | fort | ruins
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9974
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