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Two female figures, one bearing a water-pot, part of a frieze from Tiumyee (near Chainpur, Shahabad D., Bihar). 22 January 1790.

Two female figures, one bearing a water-pot, part of a frieze from Tiumyee (near Chainpur, Shahabad D., Bihar). 22 January 1790.

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: WD1755

Item number: 1755

Length: 143

Width: 91

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil and wash drawing of two female figures, part of a frieze from Tiumyee (near Chainpur, Shahabad D., Bihar) by Thomas (1749-1840) and William (1769-1837) Daniell, dated 22 January 1790. Inscribed on front in pencil is: 'at Tiamye Boogipore D. Radee Krishens ...'

In his journal, on the 22 January 1790, William Daniell wrote, "From thence we rode to the Village of Tumyee where there is the Remains of a very large Statue of the Hindoo God Ram, his measure across the Shoulders was 2ft. 91/2in. the length of his head 161/2in. & supposing he was 7 heads high, his figure must have been abt. 9. 7. Near him stood Ram Lutchman his brother who was abt. 16in. high very prettily cut."

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