Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Dubourg, Matthew, active 1806-1838

Title:
A set of views in the island of Ceylon.
Alternate Title(s):
Ceylon view
Published / Created:
London : Published Jany. 1, 1819, by Edwd. Orme, Bond Street, [1819]

Physical Description:
6 prints in 1 volume : aquatint and etching ; volume 57 x 86 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
All plates are signed: "Drawn on the spot by Lieut. Wm. Lyttleton, H.M. 73 Regt. ; M. Dubourg sculpt."
Contents:
No. 1. Amanapoora on the road from Ceylon to Kandy -- No. 2. The summit of the Balani Mountains -- No. 3. The King's palace at Kandy -- No. 4. Ferry at Wattepalagoa three miles from Kandy -- No. 5. Tombs of Kandyan kings at the north end of the town of Kandy -- No. 6. Town of Kandy, from Castle Hill.
Subject Terms:
Sri Lanka. | Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Form/Genre:
Aquatints. | Views. | Hand-coloring.
Contributors:
Lyttleton, William Thomas, 1786?-1839, artist. | Orme, Edward, 1775-1848, publisher.