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Aboo's Tomb_Merut.
Aboo's Tomb_Merut.
[Drawn from nature & on stone by Major J. Luard.]
[Printed by Graf & Soret.][n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph on india. Sheet: 210 x 290mm (8¼ x 11½"). Trimmed, title and publication line missing.
A scene showing several figures, one on a camel and one leading two elephants before a temple in Meerut. From 'A Series of Views in India' by Major John Luard of the 16th Lancers.
[Ref: 46046]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Taj Mahal - Agra
Taj Mahal - Agra
Drawn from Nature & on stone by Capt.n J. Luard.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1835].
Lithograph on India paper with large margins. Printed area: 280 x 200mm (11 x 8").
An ornate screen surrounding a tomb in the Taj Mahal. By Major John Luard (1790 - 1875), who published 'Views in India, Saint Helena and Car Nicobar, drawn from nature and on stone' in 1835, and 'History of the Dress of the British Soldier' in 1852.
[Ref: 36878]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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The Young Civilians Toilet.
The Young Civilians Toilet. Anglo Indians. Plate 1.
Drawn by W. Taylor Esq.r Bengal Civil Service. Litho by J. Bouvier.
Published Feb.y 1st 1842 for the Proprietor by T. McLean 26 Haymarket. Printed at the Gen.l Lith.s Estab.t 70 St. Martins Lane.
Lithograph. Sheet size: 355 x 275mm (14 x 10¾"), with large margins.
Plate 1 from 'Sketches Illustrating the Manners & Customs of the Indians and Anglo Indians', published in 1842, after sketches made by William Tayler (18081892) who entered the service of the East India Company in 1829, and according to DNB 'his official career had been uneventful, though he made friends in high quarters by his skill as a portrait painter, and some enemies by a turn for caricature.' His actions during the mutiny enforced his retirement in 1859.
Abbey Travel 465
[Ref: 39317]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Cha Aurengzebe ye Great Mogul.
Cha Aurengzebe ye Great Mogul. Vol. I. Page 255.
[Thomas Salmon.]
[Published by Bettesworth & Hitch, London 1739.]
Engraving. 190 x 106mm. 7½ x 4¼".
Aurangzeb (1618-1707) was the sixth Mughal Emperor of India whose reign lasted from 1658 until his death in 1707. Here he stands facing right, with armed men. From "Modern History: or, the Present State of all Nations," by Thomas Salmon.
[Ref: 23207]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Unloading Baggage.
Unloading Baggage.
[Drawn from nature & on stone by Major J. Luard.]
[Printed by Graf & Soret.][n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph on india. Sheet: 210 x 290mm (8¼ x 11½"). Trimmed, title and publication line missing. Title bit messy.
A scene showing several figures, unloading baggage from elephants and camels. From 'A Series of Views in India' by Major John Luard of the 16th Lancers.
[Ref: 46047]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Bahadur Shah II]  Der Gross_Mogul.
[Bahadur Shah II] Der Gross_Mogul.
[Anon.]
[German, n.d., c.1840.]
Engraving, sheet 280 x 205mm. 11 x 8".
Portrait of Bahadur Shah II, better known as Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775 1862), the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. After his involvement in the Indian Rebellion (Mutiny) of 1857 the British exiled him from Delhi and sent him to Rangoon in Burma.
[Ref: 27666]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Bazaar - Barhampore.
Bazaar - Barhampore.
Drawn from Nature & on stone by Capt.n J. Luard.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1835].
Lithograph on India paper with large margins. Printed area: 220 x 280mm (8¾ x 15")
A scene in Baharampur, Bengal, with a shanty shop various jars and baskets of rice. By Major John Luard (1790 - 1875), who published 'Views in India, Saint Helena and Car Nicobar, drawn from nature and on stone' in 1835, and 'History of the Dress of the British Soldier' in 1852.
[Ref: 36880]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[View of Ballasore Roads]
[View of Ballasore Roads] Rade, de la Balasore
[by Balthazar Solvyns]
[published Paris, 1811]
Etching with hand-colouring, platemark approx 490 x 355mm (19¼ x 13¾"). Central fold as issued; uncut sheet.
View from the harbour in Balasore, which 'offers nothing but the sea to the view'. The letterpress published with the print explains how the sea is 'frequented by different sorts of vessels', including 'large ships from Bombay, Surate, and other parts of the western coasts', schooners from the Ganges From the third volume of Balthazar Solvyns' 'Les Hindoûs'. Solvyns (1760-1824), a Flemish artist who lived in Calcutta from 1791 to 1803, etched a collection of 250 plates documenting various aspects of Calcutta life. The set was first published in Calcutta, where it proved a financial failure, and Solvyns produced another set which he published in Paris after returning to Europe, although again the venture was unsuccessful, probably in part due to its publication at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Solvyns later returned to Antwerp, where William I appointed him Captain of the Port.
[Ref: 33640]   £480.00  
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East View of Bangalore.
East View of Bangalore.
Drawn on the spot by R.H.Colebrooke. Engrav'd by J.W.Edy.
London: Pub.d April 1. 1793, for the Proprietor, by Mr. Thomson, No.22, Great Mary le bone.
Fine hand coloured aquatint J Whatman watermark; Platemark: 445 x 580mm (17½ x 22¾"). Small margins; small tears to upper edge of sheet.
An east view of Bangalore, with a small shrine and a dismounted horseman in the foreground to the left, and cattle grazing beyond. Engraved by John William Edy as plate 1 of Robert Hyde Colebrooke's (1762-1808) 'Twelve Views of Places in the Kingdom of Mysore', published by Thomson, London, 1793-94.
[Ref: 38728]   £650.00  
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The Sugar Mills at Belaspore.
The Sugar Mills at Belaspore.
[Drawn by Major Parlby.]
[London, c1860.]
Tinted lithograph, printed area 145 x 190mm (5¾ x 7½").
Grinding the sugar cane in mills powered by oxen, drawn by Major Parlby, husband of Fanny Parkes. Fanny Parks (17941875) lived in India 1822-1846. Her 'Wanderings of a Pilgrim in search of the Pictureseque During four and twenty years in the East with revelations of Life in the Zenana' was first published in 1850. This is a copy of the lithograph in that publication.
From the Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 4537]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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A Thakoor Dwaree.
A Thakoor Dwaree. Interior of Lata Kashmeeree Mul's House, Benares. Deii Pennates and Sacra in the Sanctum.
On Stone by L. Haghe. Drawn by Ja.s Prinsep Esq.r.
Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the King, 17 Gate St.
Lithograph. On india. Printed area: 215 x 260mm (8½ x 10¼"), with very large margins. Foxing in margins.
Plate 8 from James Prinsep's 'Benares Illustrated' it shows the interior of a sanctuary in house in Benares.
[Ref: 42749]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The East Bastion, Singhur.
The East Bastion, Singhur.
From a sketch by Sir Keith Jackson, Bar.t. Amelia Jackson lith.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph. Printed area 160 x 250mm (6¼ x 9¾"), with wide margins. Some light foxing and a small tear in margins.
A view of defences on steep cliffs, sketched by Sir Keith Alexander (1798-1843) of the 4th Light Dragoons and lithographed by his wife Amelia. Alexander died in Kabul in 1843.
[Ref: 52300]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Signatures of three of the sons of Nawab Sayyid Mansur Ali Khan of Bengal.]
[Signatures of three of the sons of Nawab Sayyid Mansur Ali Khan of Bengal.]
8th November 1865.
Three signatures in Arabic script on writing paper, with Latin script transliteration. Sheet 205 x 125mm (8 x 5"). Laid on album paper.
The sons of Nawab Sayyid Mansur Ali Khan (1830-84), the last Nawab of Bengal visited Europe with their father in the 1860s, where their signatures were collected. The names are written Mirza Mirza Syed Hassam Ali, Mirza Syed Hoosein Ali and Miiza Syed Mahommed Ali. When title of Nawab of Bengal was abolished in 1880 the eldest son, Sayyid Hassan Ali Mirza Bahadur (1846-1906, became the first Nawab of Murshidabad.
[Ref: 50083]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Budha Gayha.
Budha Gayha.
N. Orig. Skiz. Prinsen Waldemar v. Pr. gez v. Bellermann. Druck d. Konigl lith Instituts zu Berlin. Lith von A. Haun.
[n.d., c.1830].
Lithograph. Sheet: 380 x 325mm (15 x 12¾").
Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex of the Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous as the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained enlightenment. The complex contains the Mahabodhi Temple, depicted here, with the diamond throne (called the Vajrasana) and the holy Bodhi tree. Prince Waldemar of Prussia (1817-1849), encouraged by Alexander von Humboldt, commenced a scientific expedition to India in September 1844, reaching Calcutta in January 1845 via Athens, Egypt, and Ceylon, and travelled on to Patna, Kathmandu, Benaras, Delhi, Naini Tal and into Tibet. While the Anglo-Sikh wars ranged about them, the expedition gathered a huge amount of specimens and data on the cultural, historical, social and political scenery of India, and Waldemar, a keen and talented artist, made hundreds and hundreds of fine sketches and watercolours, depicting landscapes, village life and monuments as well as Anglo-Sikh battles. These were later skilfully turned into lithographs and published as 'Zur Erinnerung an die Reise nach Indien 1844-46'.
[Ref: 32519]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Bombay [No. IV. Indes: Rue à Bombay.]
Bombay [No. IV. Indes: Rue à Bombay.]
E. Hildebrandt. [Chromo-fac-simile par R. Steinbock, d'aprés l'aquarelle de Ed. Hildebrandt, de la collection de M. Richard Goehde..]
[Publié par R.Wagner, à Berlin, Paris et Londres, Goupil & Cie, Editeurs] [n.d., 1871-4.]
Chromolithograph. Image 2405 x 340mm (9½ x 13½"), trimmed to image and mounted on card as issued, title label on reverse. Board spotted.
A wide street in Bombay, India, after a watercolour by Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Born in Gdansk, Hildebrandt travelled constantly, including visits to the Middle East, India, Singapore, Siam (Thailand), Macao, Hong Kong, China, The Philippines, Japan and the United States. He worked mainly in watercolours, and his paintings were exhibited in London in 1866 and at the Crystal Palace in 1868, just a year before his death in Berlin. A folio of chromolithographs, mounted in imitation of watercolour presentation, was published as 'Reise um die Erde', (Journey around the World).
[Ref: 31586]   £450.00  
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Scene in Bombay.
Scene in Bombay. [after Captain Robert Grindlay.]
Engraved by R.G. Reeve.
London Pub.d by R. Ackermann, Strand, 1826.
Aquatint, printed in blue & brown and hand-finished. 300 x 370mm. 11¾ x 14½". Some staining.
An open area, with workmen measuring and moving stonework on a building site on the left. From Robert Grindlay's (1786-1877) 'Scenery, costumes and architecture, chiefly on the western side of India,' 1826-30. Grindlay, founder of the ANZ Grindlays Bank, came to India in 1803, worked with the East India Company and served with the Seventh Bombay Native Infantry from 1804-1820.
Abbey Travel 442.
[Ref: 34989]   £320.00  
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Approach to the Monsoon. Bombay Harbour.
Approach to the Monsoon. Bombay Harbour. From a Drawing by W. Westall, A.R.A.
Eng.d by T. Fielding. Col.d by J.B. Hogarth.
London, Pub.d by R. Ackermann, Strand, 1826.
Hand coloured aquatint; watermark J. Whatman 1826. Sheet size: 260 x 325mm (10¼ x 12¾"). Trimmed within plate.
Plate two of Robert Melville Grindlay's 'Scenery, Costumes and Architecture chiefly on the Western Side of India'. The approach of monsoon on the Western Coast of India, Grindlay writes, 'is indicated by vast masses of clouds, which, for many days previous to the bursting of the monsoon, collect over the Ghats or Mahratta mountains, assuming an awful and threatening appearance. After a period of nearly eight months of almost total absence of rain, it descends with a violence unknown beyond the tropics, producing an effect ... which has the appearance of magic; the surface of the earth ... assumes, in the short space of three or four days the most brilliant verdure.' Grindlay (1786-1877) worked for the East India Company and was an artist in his spare time. During his stay in India he made a large collection of sketches and drawings.
BL: X400(2).
[Ref: 39044]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Fortress of Bowrie in Rajpootana.
Fortress of Bowrie in Rajpootana. From a Drawing by Capt. Cha.s Auber of the Quarter Mast.r Gen.l's Depart.t Ceylon.
Drawn by W. Westall A.R.A. Engraved by C. Bently.
Published by Smith Elder & Co. Cornhill London.
Hand-coloured aquatint. J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1827 watermark. Sheet: 295 x 370mm (11¾ x 14¾'').
Plate 16 from Robert Melville Grindlay's 'Scenery, Costumes and Architecture chiefly on the Western Side of India'. This picturesque view shows Mount Abu, in the south of Rajasthan, close to the border of Gujarat. Grindlay (1786-1877) was only 17 when he arrived in India in 1803. He served with the Bombay Native Infantry from 1804 to 1820 and during this period made a large collection of sketches and drawings.
[Ref: 48050]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Door of the Kiosk]
[The Door of the Kiosk]
Viscount Bury 1859 [in image]
London, Published December 1st 1861 by Day & Son, Lith to the Queen
Etching, platemark 300 x 215mm (11¾ x 8½").
Rare etching by William Coutts Keppel, seventh earl of Albemarle and Viscount Bury (1832-94), politician and amateur artist. Plate from 'Passages from 'Modern English Poets Illustrated by the Junior Etching Club' (1862). Bury was in India as aide-de-camp to Lord Frederick Fitzclarence, commander-in-chief at Bombay (1852-3), an experience which may have contributed to this etching.
[Ref: 41169]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Busso-Jun / The throwing the images of the Gods into the water]
[Busso-Jun / The throwing the images of the Gods into the water] Bousso-Djeng
[by Balthazar Solvyns]
[published Paris, 1808]
Etching with hand-colouring, platemark approx 495 x 360mm (19½ x 14¼"). Uncut sheet; central fold as issued.
'The religious festivals of the Hindoos consist in worshipping the images of the gods, offering up sacrifices (poojahs) and spending the remainder of the day in entertainments, dances and other amusements...in that which we are now describing, after having carried the gods in procession during several days, they convey their images to the river; and place them on the edge of two boats drawn alongside each othert. There, their adoration is followed by the grossest invectives, and the most violent imprecations...to terminate this strange and inexplicable demeanour, the two boats are separated, and the images of the gods precipitated into the river amidst the acclamations of the multitude. 'The engraving represents this moment. In the foreground is a sideview of the boats and of the position of the gods as well as of the brahmuns, the musicians, and principal actors in the ceremony. In another distance the boats are represented in front to give an idea of their separation; on the right are the assistants and spectators. 'The principal figure is that of the goddess Calkee, wife of Shieb, the genius of evil' (from letterpress published with print). From the first volume of Balthazar Solvyns' 'Les Hindoûs'. Solvyns (1760-1824), a Flemish artist who lived in Calcutta from 1791 to 1803, etched a collection of 250 plates documenting various aspects of Calcutta life. The set was first published in Calcutta, where it proved a financial failure, and Solvyns produced another set which he published in Paris after returning to Europe, although again the venture was unsuccessful, probably in part due to its publication at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Solvyns later returned to Antwerp, where William I appointed him Captain of the Port.
[Ref: 33663]   £320.00  
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Bottling Godown. [&] Export Department.
Bottling Godown. [&] Export Department.
Delt. & on Stone by H.L. Frazer. Lithd. by T. Black, 4 Waterloo St. Calcutta.
[n.d. c.1840.]
A very rare pair of lithographs. Sheet 336 x 241mm. 13¼ x 9½". Creasing. Fold horizontally through the middle, between the two images.
Inside a godown, warehouse in India, British men of business are directing Indians to package the bottle and barrels. Outside indians are loading all the bottles and barrels onto wagons to make their way to ships for export. The Company name reads Payne & Co. Calcutta interest.
[Ref: 16184]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Mosqu aux Environs de Calcutta (Inde)
Mosqu aux Environs de Calcutta (Inde) Voyage de la Bonité.
Dessiné par Lauvergne / Bichebois lith. Fig. par Adam / Im. Lemercier, Benard et C.e / Arthus-Bertrand éditeur / London Akermann et C.e 96 Strand.
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 220 x 270mm (8½ x 10½"). Slight foxing lower left.
Scene of a mosque in Calcutta, from Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du monde execute pendant les annees 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette La Bonite' (1841-52).
[Ref: 33197]   £420.00  
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Vue Prise a Calcutta.
Vue Prise a Calcutta.
Desiné par Lauvergne. Imp Lemercier. Lith par Bichebois.
Paris, Arthus-Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et Co. 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840].
Lithograph with large margins. Sheet size: 325 x 490mm (12¾ x 19¼").
Plate 88 of Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, engraved by L.P.A. Bichebois after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne. A view of the new bridge over Tolly's Nullah at Calcutta, India. Colonel William Tolly wanted to create a functioning canal in the city by enlarging the dried-up bed of the Kidderpore Creek, to facilitate the passage of ships from the river Hooghly to the delta in the east. Completed in 1777, the 17-mile long canal was popularly known as Tolly's Nulla. A nulla is a watercourse.
[Ref: 33566]   £420.00  
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[A North-Wester off Calcutta]
[A North-Wester off Calcutta] Nord Ouest
[by Balthazar Solvyns]
[published Paris, 1811]
Etching with hand-colouring, platemark 490 x 350mm (19¼ x 13¾"). Central fold as issued; uncut sheet.
View to the north-west of Calcutta, documenting on the frequent storms, which take their name from the direction of the wind. The accompanying letterpress described 'a dreadful noise which seems to announce the confusion of all the elements. The clouds thicken, and are torn by continual flashes of lightning; the thunder roars, and torrents of rain often deluge the country...the river then assumes the appearance of a boisterous sea, and sometimes overwhelms the vessels which have not had the prudence to fly for shelter to the creeks or canals'. From the third volume of Balthazar Solvyns' 'Les Hindoûs'. Solvyns (1760-1824), a Flemish artist who lived in Calcutta from 1791 to 1803, etched a collection of 250 plates documenting various aspects of Calcutta life. The set was first published in Calcutta, where it proved a financial failure, and Solvyns produced another set which he published in Paris after returning to Europe, although again the venture was unsuccessful, probably in part due to its publication at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Solvyns later returned to Antwerp, where William I appointed him Captain of the Port.
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Mosquée aux Envrions de Calcutta.
Mosquée aux Envrions de Calcutta. (Inde).
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernadet et C.ie. Bichebois lith. Fig. par V. Adam.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins. Foxing in margins.
A view of a mosque near Calcutta. Plate 89 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47167]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Coup de Vent dans L'Hougly.
Coup de Vent dans L'Hougly. (Rivière de Calcutta, Inde).
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier, Bernadet et C.ie. Lith par Lauvergne.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins.
A view of a strong wind causing a boat to almost capsize on the Hooghly River. Plate 90 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47168]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue prise sur les Bords de L'Hougly.
Vue prise sur les Bords de L'Hougly. (Inde).
Dessiné par Fisquet. Lith. de Rigo Frères et C.ie. Lith. par E. Tudot.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins.
A view taken from the banks of the Hooghly River. Plate 91 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47169]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue Prise sur les Bords de L'Hougly.
Vue Prise sur les Bords de L'Hougly.
Lauvergne del. Imp. Lemercier. Bichebois lith.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins.
A view taken from the banks of the Hooghly River. Plate 92 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47170]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Diamond's Harbour aux environs de Calcutta.
Diamond's Harbour aux environs de Calcutta.
Dessiné par. Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier. Lith. par Tudot.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins.
A view of Diamond Harbour near Calcutta. A plate from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47171]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue Prise a Calcutta.
Vue Prise a Calcutta.
Dessiné par. Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier. Lith. par Bichebois.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins.
A view of Calcutta from the river. Plate 88 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47172]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Calcutta.
Calcutta.
Drawn by Henry Salt. Engraved by D. Havell. No. III.
Published as the Act directs by William Miller, Albermarle Street, May 1st 1809.
Coloured aquatint. 490 x 660mm (19¼ x 26"), watermarked 'J Whatman 1818 Turkey Mills'. Faint creasing. Trimmed to platemark at bottom, narrow margins elsewhere.
Plate three of Henry Salt's 'Twenty-four views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt', published 1809. Salt's (1780-1827) drawings were made when he accompanied George Annesley, Viscount Valentia, as his secretary on a mission to Abyssinia, to conclude an alliance there. This view was taken from Thomas Graham's house in Chowringhee with Fort William and the River Hooghly in the background. Annesley wrote, "Mr Graham resides in Chouringee, in a very excellent house, where I found apartments prepared for me, and for Mr Salt... Chouringee, an entire village of palaces, runs for a considerable length at right angles with it [the Maidan], and altogether, forms the finest view I ever beheld in any city."
Abbey: 515
[Ref: 52922]   £2,000.00  

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Calcutta as in MDCCLVI.
Calcutta as in MDCCLVI.
T. Kitchin Sculpsit.
[1803]
Engraving, platemark 240 x 745mm (9½ x 29¼"). Several holes; folds as issued.
Panoramic view of Calcutta from the Hooghly River in the 1750s by Thomas Kitchin (1719-84), published in Robert Orme's 'History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan from the year 1745' (1803).
[Ref: 41664]   £450.00  
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Calcutta by James Noble [titled on reverse].
Calcutta by James Noble [titled on reverse].
Feby 13.14 & 15, 1852.
Watercolour. Sheet 165 x 275mm (6½ x 10¾"). Wear to edges.
A scene in Calcutta with native cavalry and a palanquin. James Noble travelled to India with his brother(?) John G. Noble, via the overland route through Suez in 1852.
[Ref: 45634]   £360.00  
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Bishop's College, Near Calcutta.  The Missionary Establishment of the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.
Bishop's College, Near Calcutta. The Missionary Establishment of the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.
London Published May 8th, 1822 by R. Ackermann, 101 Strand.
Aquatint. 365 x 220mm image.
Bishop's College, was established in the early 1820s by the first Bishop of Calcutta, Thomas Middleton, as part of a scheme for a theological college along the lines of that at Cambridge. It contained a chapel, houses, library and lecture rooms. It later became the Calcutta Engineering College. With the establishment of Calcutta University on January 24, 1857, the college was affliated to this university in May 1857.
[Ref: 135]   £350.00  
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Government House Calcutta.
Government House Calcutta.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Photograph, 185 x 245mm (7¼ x 9¾), titled in pencil on backing sheet.
Government House, designed by Captain Charles Wyatt and built between 1799-1802, was the residence for the British Governors-General till 1911.
[Ref: 44567]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Hindoo Mut in Chitpore Bazaar.
Hindoo Mut in Chitpore Bazaar.
[Charles D'Oyly.]
[Published by Dickinson & Co., 1849].
Lithograph. Sheet: 500 x 370mm, (19¾ x 14½").
View along a road in the Chitpur district of Calcutta. Along the road are several dwellings and shops and behind them stand the decaying ruins of the navaratna temple built in the early eighteenth century by Gobindram Mitter. Various figures go about their day to day business, as do several cows and a goat. From Charles D'Oyly's 'Views of Calcutta and its Environs'.
[Ref: 35168]   £520.00  
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Kishnaghur Race Course.
Kishnaghur Race Course.
Printed by T. Black Asiatic Lithographic Press, Calcutta. [n.d. c.1820.]
Lithograph, very scarce. 203 x 272mm. 8 x 10¾". Creasing. Paper toning. Two verical folds.
A view published in Calcutta of the British tradition, horse-racing, in Kishnaghur, Bengal, India. Kishnaghur, the capital of the Nuddea district was known for its teak plantations and the race course provided recreation for the many British settled in the area near to Calcutta.
[Ref: 18052]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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St Paul's Cathedral Calcutta.
St Paul's Cathedral Calcutta.
[n.d., c.1860.]
Photograph, 185 x 245mm (7¼ x 9¾), titled in pencil on backing sheet.
A Gothic Anglican cathedral in Kolkata, completed in 1847, but reconstructed to a revised design after the 1897 earthquake.
[Ref: 44568]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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The Merchants of Calicut Seized and Chained to a Barren Rock by Order of Tippoo Saib.
The Merchants of Calicut Seized and Chained to a Barren Rock by Order of Tippoo Saib.
Drawn on the Spot by J.T. Rawlins. On Stone by Dean & Co.
[1847.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet: 145 x 235mm (5¾ x 9¼'').
A scene showing the controlling of merchants following the invasion of Kerala by Mysore. An illustration from 'The History of China and India Pictorial and Descriptive...' by Julia Corner 1847.
Abbey 468, Plate 10.
[Ref: 50124]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Pagode de Dina marlinga sur les Bords de L'Hougly Près Chandernagor.
Pagode de Dina marlinga sur les Bords de L'Hougly Près Chandernagor. (Inde).
Dessiné par Fisquet. Lith. de Rigo Frères et C.ie. E. Tudot Lith.
Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins.
A view of pagondas in the town of Chandannagar. Plate 94 from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47165]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue de Chandernagor.
Vue de Chandernagor.
Dessiné par Lauvergne. Imp. Lemercier. Lith. par Bichebois. Fig par Bayot.
Paris, Arthus Bertrand éditeur. London. Ackermann et C.o 96 Strand. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, printed on chine collé. Printed area: 230 x 345mm (9 x 13½"), with very large margins. Paper tone in borders.
A view of the waterfront in the town of Chandannagar. A plate from Auguste Nicholas Vaillant's 'Voyage autour du Monde [...] 1836 et 1837[...] sur la Bonite' published in Paris and London between 1840-52, after an original drawing by B. Lauvergne.
[Ref: 47166]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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T'Cherout.
T'Cherout.
[by Balthazar Solvyns]
[published Paris, 1811]
Etching with hand-colouring, platemark approx 355 x 245mm (9½ x 13¾"). Uncut sheet.
'It is sufficient to say that the Cheroot is the seegar [cigar], all the lower classes of Hindoos who can not afford a Hooka must be content with a Cheroot which they themselves make' (from letterpress published with print). From the third volume of Balthazar Solvyns' 'Les Hindoûs'. Solvyns (1760-1824), a Flemish artist who lived in Calcutta from 1791 to 1803, etched a collection of 250 plates documenting various aspects of Calcutta life. The set was first published in Calcutta, where it proved a financial failure, and Solvyns produced another set which he published in Paris after returning to Europe, although again the venture was unsuccessful, probably in part due to its publication at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Solvyns later returned to Antwerp, where William I appointed him Captain of the Port.
[Ref: 33654]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Hill Fort of Sidghur, Northern Concan.
Hill Fort of Sidghur, Northern Concan.
Drawn by Capt.n Barton. R.Ackermann's Lithography.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph. Printed area 230 x 330mm.
From '12 Views of Hill Forts in the Western Ghats near Bombay' by Captain James Barton (1793-1829), an artillery officer in the Fourth Anglo-Maratha War, 1817-19. The Western Ghats are a range of hills that reach from the state of Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu and separate Bombay, on the western coast, from central India.
[Ref: 7629]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Hill Fort of Bhow Mullen, Northern Concan.
Hill Fort of Bhow Mullen, Northern Concan.
Drawn by Capt.n Barton. R.Ackermann's Lithography.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph. Printed area 230 x 330mm.
From '12 Views of Hill Forts in the Western Ghats near Bombay' by Captain James Barton (1793-1829), an artillery officer in the Fourth Anglo-Maratha War, 1817-19. The Western Ghats are a range of hills that reach from the state of Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu and separate Bombay, on the western coast, from central India.
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View in the Northern Concan.
View in the Northern Concan.
Drawn by Capt.n Barton. R.Ackermann's Lithography.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph. Printed area 230 x 330mm. Ink stamp on verso.
From '12 Views of Hill Forts in the Western Ghats near Bombay' by Captain James Barton (1793-1829), an artillery officer in the Fourth Anglo-Maratha War, 1817-19. The Western Ghats are a range of hills that reach from the state of Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu and separate Bombay, on the western coast, from central India.
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[View in the Conkan.]
[View in the Conkan.]
[Sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army. Drawn on Stone by J.Lynch.]
[Printed and published by A. Friedel, 24, Greek Street, Soho, London.]
Lithograph on india, proof before letters. Printed area 180 x 255mm (7 x 10").
A river scene under steep hills in the Koncan. From 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army', showing hill forts in forts situated in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, western India. Although Baron Adam Friedel is sometimes quoted as the artist as well as the publisher, it is unlikely that he served as a soldier in India; he was already a successful publisher, particularly of portraits of the leaders of the Greek revolution.
[Ref: 35529]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Great Pagoda, at Congeveram.
Great Pagoda, at Congeveram.
J. Wathen del.t. J. Clark direx.t.
London Published by Black, Parry & Co, and Nichols & Co, 1814.
Hand coloured aquatint, printed area 240 x 150mm (9½ x 6").
From James Wathen's 'Journal of a voyage, in 1811 and 1812, to Madras and China, returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena' 1814.
Abbey Travel 517.
[Ref: 38994]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Hindostannee Costume.
Hindostannee Costume.
Drawn from Nature & on stone by Capt.n J. Luard.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1835].
Lithograph on India paper with large margins. Printed area: 280 x 200mm (11 x 8").
A child in gown and slippers. By Major John Luard (1790 - 1875), who published 'Views in India, Saint Helena and Car Nicobar, drawn from nature and on stone' in 1835, and 'History of the Dress of the British Soldier' in 1852.
[Ref: 36877]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Cranganoor.
Cranganoor.
J. Kip.
[n.d. c.1661.]
Etching. Plate 202 x 292mm. 8 x 11½". Vertical hold down centre as normal.
A view of Cranganoor with a river and ships in the foreground. The Cranganore Fort, also known as Kodungallur Fort, was built by the Portuguese in 1523. The Dutch took possession of it in 1661 and it belonged to the Dutch East India company, until it came unter the control of the Tipu Sultan who destroyed it immediately.
[Ref: 18431]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Dabul, a Sea Port near Bombay in the East Indies.
Dabul, a Sea Port near Bombay in the East Indies.
[n.d. c.1780.]
Engraving. 96 x 159mm. 3¾ x 6¼". Cut.
The small seaport and town of Dabhol in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, India. It first came under seige in 1508, by the Portuguese led by Francisco de Almeida, as Dabul was a prominent Muslim trade centre. The Portuguese led several attacks over the next few decades, and Dabul fell into decline, until the mid-16th century when Rajapur became more important.
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