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f.56' Pallee Fort. 1821.'

f.56'   Pallee Fort. 1821.'

Artist: Boyd, George (1800-1850)

Medium: Pencil and ink on paper

Date: 1821

Shelfmark: WD247

Item number: 56

Length: 18

Width: 31.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pen and ink drawing of Pallee Fort by George Boyd (1800-1850), dated 1821. This is one of 95 drawings (90 folios), chiefly of landscapes and monuments in the Deccan, West India and Afghanistan made between 1821 and 1844. Boyd served in the Bombay Infantry from 1820 to 1850 and was mainly employed in survey work. From 1822 to 1831 he was in the Deccan and Satara; in 1835 he was on survey in Kathiawar; and in 1839 he was making road surveys in Sind. He was mentioned in despatches during the war in Afghanistan in 1840 and in 1842 he worked on a survey between Quetta and Kalat.

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