A View of the Black Pagoda, on Chitpore Road in Calcutta

ca. 1826 (published)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Place Of Origin

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

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Aquatint on paper
Brief Description
Aquatint by a British artist: James Baillie Fraser, the Black Pagoda, Calcutta, ca. 1826.
Physical Description
A view of the Black Pagoda, on Chitpore Road in Calcutta.
  • Length: 10.88in
  • Width: 16.88in
Object history
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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record createdMarch 6, 2003
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