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Vignettes of Delhi inhabitants

Vignettes of Delhi inhabitants

Author: Metcalfe, Sir Thomas Theophilus (1795-1853)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: Add.Or.5475

Item number: ff. 23v-24

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.]

[Vignettes of Delhi inhabitants.]
From the Pencil of my Talented young friend David Thompson, entirely self taught, only surviving son of our very worthy missionary the Rev. J.T. Thompson, who like myself has been a sojourner in Delhy for more than a score Years.

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