Scarcity in India.
Published Jan: Ist.1794. by C. Knight at W.m Bonds No.98 Charlotte Street Rathbone Place London.
Stipple engraving, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 575 x 435mm (22½ x 17¼"). Trimmed to plate.
A wonderful example of a stipple engraving, published as a pair with 'British Plenty', an attack on the British East India Company's hold on commerce in India. At the time Warren Hastings, the former (de facto) Governor-General of India, was on trial for corruption and was acquitted the following year.
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