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Mausoleum of Makhdam Shah Daulut at Maner, Bihar. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1786.

Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
Date
20 December 1786

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The mausoleum is the subject of another, later, view by Thomas and William Daniell, published in their series Oriental scenery, I, with lettering "The Mausoleum of Mucdoom Shah Dowlut, at Moneah, on the River Soane". See Mildred Archer op. cit. Early views in India, Mildred Archer, London 1980, p. 42. The Muslim saint, Makhdam Shah Daulat, had died in 1608 and was interred in Maner, a village near the junction of the rivers Son and Ganges, 25 miles (40km) west of Patna. His mausoleum was later erected by a disciple.

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A view of a mosque, at Mounheer ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges

Publication/Creation

London (22 Charing Cross) : J. Wells, 20 December 1786.

Physical description

1 print : soft ground etching with aquatint, printed in sepia, with watercolour ; platemark 32.3 x 47.8 cm.

Notes

Another impression of this image in monochrome exists in the collection

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26713i

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Mausoleum of Makhdam Shah Daulut at Maner, Bihar. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1786. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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