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Landscape with hills and palm trees and the village of Tottiyam. 2-3 June 1792.

Landscape with hills and palm trees and the village of Tottiyam. 2-3 June 1792.

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1792

Shelfmark: WD2201

Item number: 2201

Length: 33

Width: 41

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil drawing of a landscape with hills and palm trees and the village of Tottiyam by Thomas (1749-1840) and William (1769-1837) Daniell 2-3 June 1792. Inscribed on the back in ink is: 'Near Totium.'

Thottiyam is in the Tiruchirapalli district of Tamil Nadu on the eastern part of the southern tip of India. Tamil Nadu is a region of cultural diversity containing some magnificent temple towns and interesting historic sites. The landscape of the region is varied; the west coast boasts high rocky hills shrouded in forest while the flat alluvial plains which roll to the Coromandel Coast on the east are characterised by green paddy fields and palm trees.

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