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Watoji (Sind), a halting place between Tatta and Karachi. 12 February 1853

Watoji (Sind), a halting place between Tatta and Karachi. 12 February 1853

Artist: Ainslie, Henry Francis (c.1805-1879)

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1853

Shelfmark: WD2085

Item number: 2085

Length: 25.7

Width: 35.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Painting

Water-colour drawing of Watoji (Sind) by Henry Francis Ainslie (c.1805-1879), 12 February 1853. Inscribed on the front of the mount in red ink is: 'Sindh, Wuttogee, a halting place about halfway between Tatta & Kurrachee, here is one well, a native rest-house, and a ruined musjeed or mosque. Febry 13/53.' Ainslie drew sketches of Sind between 1849 and 1853 while he was Captain; he was promoted to Major in 1851.

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