Fifteen drawings of monuments in Agra, Delhi and Fatehpur Sikri. thumbnail 1
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Fifteen drawings of monuments in Agra, Delhi and Fatehpur Sikri.

Architectural Drawing
ca.1820 (drawn)
Place Of Origin

The Qutb Minar, at Delhi

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour on paper with embosssed borders
Physical Description
The Qutb Minar, at Delhi
  • Height: 12cm
  • Width: 19.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Cuttub Minar near Delhi' (Inscribed on front :)
  • 'Cootub at Delhi' (Inscribed on back:)
Object history
Lord Amherst (2nd Baron, 1st Earl) was Governor-General of India from August 1823 to March 1828. Both he and his wife had a keen interest in India and Lady Amherst was a skilled watercolourist.
Subject depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 135 p. ISBN 0944142303
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record createdDecember 15, 1999
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