The Baolee at Ramnagur
Artist and engraver: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)
Medium: Aquatint, coloured
Plate 20 from the third set of Thomas and William Daniells' 'Oriental Scenery.' This step-well or baoli consists of a square tank surrounded by arcades on various levels and with flights of steps on three sides. It was built by Raja Chait Singh of Benares (1770-81) near his palace, at Ramnagar, on the river Ganges, just above Varanasi.