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Title-page to Thomas and William Daniell, ‘Oriental scenery. Twenty-four views in Hindoostan'

Title-page to Thomas and William Daniell, ‘Oriental scenery. Twenty-four views in Hindoostan'

Artist and engraver: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1797

Shelfmark: P935

Item number: Title-page

Length: 54

Width: 73.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Title-page with engraved vignette of the second part of Oriental Scenery, inscribed: "Oriental scenery: Twenty-four views in Hindoostan. From the drawings of Thomas Daniell, engraved by himself and William Daniell, and with permission respectfully dedicated to the Right Honourable Henry Dundas, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretary of State, President of the Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, Treasurer of the navy, &c., &c., London August, 1797."

Oriental Scenery is a collection of 144 aquatints in six parts by Thomas and William Daniell depicting views and monuments in India where the two artist travelled from 1786 to 1794.

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