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Print - A View of the Black Pagoda, on Chitpore Road in Calcutta
  • A View of the Black Pagoda, on Chitpore Road in Calcutta
    Fraser, James Baillie
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A View of the Black Pagoda, on Chitpore Road in Calcutta

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1826 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fraser, James Baillie (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Aquatint on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.19-1918

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A view of the Black Pagoda, on Chitpore Road in Calcutta.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1826 (published)

Artist/maker

Fraser, James Baillie (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Aquatint on paper

Dimensions

Length: 10.88 in, Width: 16.88 in

Object history note

This is one print of sixteen contained in a volume, and entitled 'Fraser's Views in Calcutta'. These colour aquatints with small details painted by hand in watercolour were developed from a water-colour drawing by James Baillie Fraser(1783-1856). Engraved by Robert Havell Jr. and published by Smith, Elder and Co.

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Aquatint by a British artist: James Baillie Fraser, the Black Pagoda, Calcutta, ca. 1826.

Materials

Ink

Techniques

Aquatint

Subjects depicted

Pagoda

Categories

Prints; Scotland

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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