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Fort of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1786.

Hodges, William, 1744-1797.
Date
1 April 1786

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Description

Gwalior is an ancient seat of Jain worship. The fortress, which sits on a rock at a height of 342 feet, was under British control from 1858-1885

Lettering

A view of the fort of Gwalior, from the N.W. ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges

Publication/Creation

London (22 Charing Cross) : J. Wells, 1 April 1786.

Physical description

1 print : line etching with aquatint, printed in sepia, with watercolour ; platemark 31.7 x 47.5 cm.

Notes

Another impression of this image in monochrome exists in the collection

Publications note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 2, no. 416.5

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26733i

Language

  • English

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