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Mosque, Sonepat. 23 October 1829

Mosque, Sonepat. 23 October 1829

Artist: Blagrave, Jane (fl. 1809-1840)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1829

Shelfmark: WD1699

Item number: 1699

Length: 11.1

Width: 14.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pen-and-ink drawing of a mosque at Sonipat (Haryana and Punjab) by Jane Blagrave (fl. 1809-1840), dated 23rd October 1829. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'near Soneput Octo 23/29.'


Jane Blagrave was married to Charles George Blagrave (died 1836) of the East India Company's Bengal Service on 26th January 1809. This drawing is one of several that she made between 1820 and 1837 to be included in an album which originally included flower drawings signed 'JMAB'. The title page of the album was inscribed 'Mrs. C.G. Blagrave, 1837' and, opposite, 'C. Blagrave 1876'. The dealer who acquired the album was told that Jane Blagrave left India about 1840 and went to Ireland.

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