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Profile of the Buddha's face as in WD1759. 22 January 1790.

Profile of the Buddha's face as in WD1759.  22 January 1790.

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: WD1766

Item number: 1766

Length: 92

Width: 149

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil drawing of a Buddha sculpture by Thomas (1749-1840) and William (1769-1837) Daniell, dated 22 January 1790. Inscribed on front in pencil is: 'Teeunjee'.

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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