Five plans of Delhi.
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Street plan of Delhi showing part of Faiz Bazaar from the Delhi Gates of the City wall to the chauk of Sa'datullah Khan and the (now destroyed) Masjid Akbarabadi.
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Materials and Techniques
Length: 135 cm, Width: 31 cm
Object history note
These drawings appear to have been made by Indian draughtsmen working for the French.
It is possible that they were made during the visit of Colonel Gentil to Shah Alam in 1774.
Architectural; Drawings, Delhi, ca.1774
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 132 p. ISBN 0944142303
Probably by Delhi draughtsmen.
Indian Company Paintings
South & South East Asia Collection