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'The Fakeer's Rock near Monghyr'. Drawn and engraved by James Moffat, published Calcutta, 1800

'The Fakeer's Rock near Monghyr'.  Drawn and engraved by James Moffat, published Calcutta, 1800

Artist and engraver: Moffat, James (1775-1815)

Medium: Aquatint with etching

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: P2967

Item number: 2967

Length: 39.2

Width: 52

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Aquatint with etching of the rock at Jahangira by James Moffat (1775-1815) dated 1800. Jahangira is situated on the right bank of the river Ganges and consists of two large granite rocks. While the rock on the right is crowned with a mosque, the rock on the left is surrounded by water and its boulders are decorated with Hindu carvings that date from the 8th century.

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