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Sikandra, near Agra, Uttar Pradesh: tombs in the grounds near the mausoleum of the Emperor Akbar. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1788.

  • Hodges, William, 1744-1797
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23 January 1788
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26689i
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Description

In the background, the mausoleum of the emperor Akbar is visible above the trees

Publication/Creation

London (103 Strand) : J. Grives, 23 January 1788.

Physical description

1 print : soft ground etching with aquatint, printed in sepia, with watercolour ; platemark 32.7 x 48 cm.

Lettering

View of tombs at Secundru near Agra ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges

References note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, no. 416.40

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26689i

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