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Thebet Mountains [the Himalayan Range As Viewed From Garhwal]

Thebet Mountains [the Himalayan Range As Viewed From Garhwal]

Artist: Daniell, William

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1804

Shelfmark: X768/2(10)

Item number: 20010

Genre: Print

Plate ten from '24 Views in Indostan by William Orme'. This aquatint is based on a picture by William Daniell and shows a dramatic view of the Himalaya Mountains. Francis William Blagdon wrote that this picture 'exhibits an accurate representation of some of the most extraordinary irregularities on the face of the globe. In the distance of the perspective are seen vast mountains of ice, which from their great elevation remain in the same state throughout the year...'

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