The Burial Place of A Peer Zada, Anopther.
Published & Sold Jan.y. 1. 1803, by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to His Majesty & the Royal Family, 59, New Bond St. London.
Coloured aquatint with small margins. Platemark: 490 x 370mm. (19 x 15¼").
A scene depicting the tomb of a Muslim holy man at Anupshahr, Uttar Pradesh. The obelisk to the left would have acted as a lamp stand. Within the walls is a tank for the purpose of bathing before entering the mosque. From the series titled 'Twenty - Four Views in Hindostan', by Edward Orme, published in London in 1801-4. In addition to "Views of Hindoostan", Orme was involved in several other publications including J. Walker’s "The Itinerant" (1799), Francis William Blagdon’s "A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India" (1806) and F.B. Solvyn’s "The Costumes of Hindostan" (1805).
Abbey. 424, 7.
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