View of Kalpy on the Jumna.
Pub. according to act of Parliament Jan. 1 1799 by T. Anburey.
Hand coloured aquatint. Platemark: 380 x 540mm (15 x 21¼").
This plate is from 'Hindoostan Scenery consisting of Twelve Select Views in India' by Francis Jukes (1746-1812) and Thomas Anburey (1759-1840) of the Corps of Engineers in Bengal. The town of Kalpi is located in a ravine of the Yamuna River, sometimes called Jamuna, the largest tributary river of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. It was the site of a large East India Company cotton factory, strategically located on the road to Kanpur (now Cawnpore).
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