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Ghāzīpur, Uttar Pradesh: a ruined palace on the river Ganges. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1785.

Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
Date
4 October 1785
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view Ghāzīpur, Uttar Pradesh: a ruined palace on the river Ganges. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1785.

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Description

The opium factory of the East India Company was situated at Ghāzīpur

Publication/Creation

London (22 Charing Cross) : J. Wells, 4 October 1785.

Physical description

1 print : soft ground etching with aquatint, printed in sepia, with watercolour ; platemark 32 x 47.6 cm.

Lettering

A view of the ruins of a palace at Gazipoor on the river Ganges ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges

Publications note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, no. 416.7

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26763i

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