Vignettes of Delhi inhabitants
Author: Metcalfe, Sir Thomas Theophilus (1795-1853)
Medium: Pencil on paper
[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.