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A water-spout, Contai, Midnapore District (Bengal). 1 September 1822

A water-spout, Contai, Midnapore District (Bengal). 1 September 1822

Artist: Crommelin, James Arden (1801-1893)

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1822

Shelfmark: WD1378

Item number: 1378

Length: 15

Width: 28

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour by James Arden Crommelin (1801-1893) of a water-spout at Kanthi in the Midnapore District of West Bengal, dated 1st September 1822. The image is inscribed on the back in ink: 'Water spout as observed and drawn from Contai East bedroom by C R C & Ja(mes) on the 1st of Septr 1822-1ooking to the East to the Sea. From James to his Father with Affecte Love, Sept. 18th, 1822'. There is also a note on waterspouts on the back of the sheet.

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