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Nabob's Choultry & Tank, Conjeveram.

Nabob's Choultry & Tank, Conjeveram.

Artist: Hunter, James (d. 1792)

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1804

Shelfmark: X768/3(39)

Item number: 30039

Genre: Print

Plate thirty nine from 'Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore' by James Hunter (d.1792). This aquatint is based on a picture by Hunter, and shows a rest house next to a tank at Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. Today, Kanchipuram is considered one of India's most sacred Hindu cities on account of its large number of temples. It is also famous for its expert silk weavers.

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