Motihjarna waterfall in the Rajmahal Hills, West Bengal. 12 October 1788
Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)
Medium: Pencil on paper
Pencil drawing of the Motihjarna waterfall in the Rajmahal Hills in West Bengal, by Thomas and William Daniell, dated 12th October 1788. There is a faint and now unreadable inscription on the mount.
Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) and his nephew William (1769-1837) travelled throughout India from 1786 to 1794 drawing and painting the landscape views and monuments they witnessed along the way. The Daniells are renowned for a collection of aquatints of views of India in six parts called 'Oriental Scenery' that was published between 1795 and 1810.