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The tomb of Sir Thomas Metcalfe in Delhi [now missing and repalced by photographs of the actual tomb]

The tomb of Sir Thomas Metcalfe in Delhi [now missing and repalced by photographs of the actual tomb]

Author: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: Add.Or.5475

Item number: ff. 85v-86

Length: 25.8

Width: 42.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi’, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as other contemporary material, with an accompanying manuscript text written by Sir Thomas Theophilus Metcalfe (1795-1853), the Governor-General’s Agent at the imperial court. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund and of the National Art-Collections Fund.]

The Tomb in the Churchyard at Dehli of Sir Thomas Theophilus Metcalfe 4th Bart. Born in 49 Portland Place London 1795 Janry. 2d Died at Dehli Novr. 3d 1853.
[Tomb of Sir Thomas Metcalfe. He died in 1853 at Delhi and was buried in a grave to the east of the Skinner Family's cemetery, in St. Jame's Church.

Note: the picture is now missing, with a pencilled query as to its whereabouts, and with pasted down photos taken in 1978 of the tomb. ]

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