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Drawing - Mosque on the Banks of the Boosagunga, Dacca
  • Mosque on the Banks of the Boosagunga, Dacca
    Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852
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Mosque on the Banks of the Boosagunga, Dacca

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (drawn)

  • Date:

    27/10/1808 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:

    E.2040-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 16

Physical description

A drawing from an album containing 175 sheets of sketches made in China and India. The drawing is in pencil and depicts a mosque on the banks of the Buriganga River, Dhaka.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (drawn)

Date

27/10/1808 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mosque on the Banks of the Boosagunga, Dacca.'
Inscribed

'Octr. 27. 1808'
Dated

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 in volume, Width: 15.375 in volume, Height: 9.5 in sheet, Width: 14 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, 'Mosque on the Banks of the Boosagunga, Dacca,' from an album of 175 sheets of sketches made in India and China, pencil on paper, Dhaka, 1808

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Mosque

Categories

Drawings; Topography; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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