Mausoleum of Makhdam Shah Daulut at Maner, Bihar. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1786.
- Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
- 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.
A view of a mosque, at Mounheer ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges
London (22 Charing Cross) : J. Wells, 20 December 1786.
1 print : soft ground etching with aquatint, printed in sepia, with watercolour ; platemark 32.3 x 47.8 cm.
Another impression of this image in monochrome exists in the collection
Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, no. 416.17
Wellcome Library no. 26713i