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Felicity Hall, Late The Residence Of The Honble. David Anstruther, near Moorshedabad.

Felicity Hall, Late The Residence Of The Honble. David Anstruther, near Moorshedabad.

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749 - 1840)

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1804

Shelfmark: X768/2(23)

Item number: 20023

Genre: Print

Plate 23 from '24 Views in Indostan by William Orme'. This aquatint is based on a picture by Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) depicting a colonial mansion near Murshidabad known as Felicity Hall. The accompanying text says that '[t]his house was built by Mr. Anstruther upon a large barren plain, which is now fertilized and cultivated: the edifice gives a correct idea of the style and elegance of the European buildings in India.'

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