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Another similar temple seen from across a lake at Bawani

Another similar temple seen from across a lake at Bawani

Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1815

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4801

Item number: 4801

Length: 41.4

Width: 58.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of a temple from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Gheen to Delhi Vol. VI' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Commander-in-Chief (r.1813-23), was accompanied by artist Sita Ram (flourished c.1810-22) to illustrate his journey from Calcutta to Delhi between 1814-15.

Idealised view of a Hindu temple seen from across a lake at Bawani. Bawani, located in Haryana, Marquess of Hastings and his party stopped at this site, in January 1817 to camp on their way to Delhi. Inscribed below: 'Mundell at Burra Bowanni.'

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