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View of the Palace of Raja Balwant Singh, Ramnagar near Benares (U.P.), the Ganges with boats in the foreground

View of the Palace of Raja Balwant Singh, Ramnagar near Benares (U.P.), the Ganges with boats in the foreground

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1795

Shelfmark: WD1714

Item number: 1714

Length: 40.8

Width: 60.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil drawing by Thomas (1749-1840) and William Daniell (1769-1837) of a view of the Palace of Raja Balwant Singh at Ramnagar near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, dated 14th November 1789. This image shows Thomas and William seated on the deck of a pinnace which flies the Union Jack. The drawing was originally inscribed on the mount in ink and pencil: 'Ramnugar, near Benares, on the River Ganges.' and is the original for Plate 14 of Part One of the Daniell's publication 'Oriental Scenery.'

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