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Road lined with thatched houses and temples

Road lined with thatched houses and temples

Artist: Woodcock, Harriot Mary (b. 1807)

Medium: Wash

Date: 1831

Shelfmark: WD3658

Item number: 3658

Length: 17.6

Width: 26.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Sepia wash drawing by Harriot Mary Woodcock, of a road lined with thatched houses and temples, dated 1831. Inscribed on reverse: 'Part of Mozufferpore Tirhoot. Decbr. 1831' and on mount: 'H.M. Woodcock. Mozufferpoor'.

The city of Muzaffarpur, situated in north-central Bihar, was founded by Muzaffar Khan in the18th century. It is an important trade centre on the Patna-Nepal route.

The scene depicted by the artist shows a scene in a village nearby.

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