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Author
[INDIA]
Title
[A Unique Album of Indian Watercolour Views].
Published
n.p. ca.1861-70.
Description
Landscape 4to. (31.5 x 24 cm), containing 91 watercolours and 2 pen-and-ink sketches, almost all of Indian interest, mostly of Scinde and Bombay. Most images captioned and dated. Recent half calf with marbled boards, spine with rule in gilt. New end papers. A fine album of topographical views.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Untitled watercolour of a Tiger Head.
2. "Borgetto" (Sicily).
3. Untitled watercolour of a seascape.
4. Untitled watercolour of a country stream and bridge.
5. Untitled watercolour of a coastal landscape.
6. Untitled watercolour of a castle and surrounds.
7. "The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt".
8. A Column in Sholapoor (India).
9. "Nubian Sheep".
10. "The Head of a Bustard".
11. "Stilt Legged Plover".
12. Painted Partridge.
13. "Rock Grouse (Male)".
14. Untitled watercolour of Aden (Arabia).
15. Untitled watercolour of a pair of Dolphins of Porpoises (?)
16. Untitled watercolour of a "beached" Dolphin of Porpoise.
17. Watercolour Seascape "30 miles from Aden" (Arabia).
18. Watercolour of "High Island - Red Sea"
19. "Inside the Porch of the Lighthouse Bungalow. Bombay".
20. Untitled watercolour of an Indian snake emerging from rocks and grass.
21. "Porch of Dr. Niven's Bungalow, Bombay."
22. "Porch of Dr. Niven's Bungalow, Colaba, Bombay."
23. Untitled watercolour of Banana Trees in a garden.
24. "Porch of the Lighthouse Bungalow, Colaba, Bombay."
25. "Banyan Tree in Dr. Niven's garden, Colaba, Bombay."
26. Untitled watercolour of Dr. Niven's garden, Bombay (?)
27. Untitled watercolour of the environs of an Indian Lake.
28. Untitled watercolour of a crumbling back wall and a large Indian House.
29. Untitled watercolour of palm trees and houses by the Indian Ocean (?)
30. As above.
31. Untitled watercolour of a rocky, heavily wooded valley.
32. Untitled watercolour of a grand entrance to a fort.
33. As above.
34. Untitled watercolour of the interior of a fort (?)
35. Untitled watercolour of an Indian Temple.
36. Untitled watercolour of an Indian Temple and Courtyard and fountain.
37. "The cotton carriers of India - a village clerk on horseback".
38. "A Brahminand hid Lady on the road".
39. "A farmer going to his field to plough".
40. "Halt on the March - Ruddawaree".
41. "In the village of Ruddawarree...".
42. "Wuddur-tog, Ruddawarree".
43. "Religious rite at Mahadio Temple at Roodawarree".
44. "Huniman at Rudawarry".
45. "A Dekkan village".
46. "Alloes at Golburgah"
47. "Hoonchichudegal".
48. "The two Rozas. Goolburgah - south side".
49. "View of Goolburgah Fort from the S.W."
50. Goolburgah Fort - south side".
52. "Fort Gate - Goolburgah".
53. "Goolburgah Bronze Gun..."
54. "Wrought Iron Gun at Goolburgah".
55. "Singular Cannon at Goolburgah..."
56. "View in Goolburgah Town".
57. "Ruined Musjed near Goolburgah".
58. "Tombs at Goolburgah".
59. "At the Kunchneers Tomb, Goolburgah".
60. "The Fort Jumbag - Goolburgah".
61. "Goolburgah".
62. Untitled watercolour of a British Fort.
63. Untitled watercolour of a interior town.
64. Untitled watercolour of a British military installation.
65. Untitled watercolour of an Indian Fort.
66. Untitled watercolour of the interior of an Indian Fort.
67. Untitled watercolour of an Indian town, under British Rule.
68. Untitled watercolour of an Indian Funeral Pyre.
69. Untitled watercolour of a Muslim Tomb.
70. Untitled watercolour of a rural landscape.
71. "Near Bheurndy" (?)
72. "Tonga".
73. Untitled watercolour of a township and settlement. (African?)
74. "Zante" (Greek Island).
75. "Carthagenia..."
76. "Napoli..."
77. Untitled watercolour of an African seascape. (?)
78. Untitled watercolour of a tropical plain and mountains.
79. Untitled watercolour of Waterfalls and a Ravine.
80. As above.
81. "Rev Father Aquier - Bombay".
82. "Warrior Armed".
83. Untitled watercolour of people on a raft on a fast flowing river.
84. Untitled watercolour of an African valley and mountains in the distance. (?)
85. "House on the sands at...(?)"
86. "From my Bungalow - Belgaum (?)"
87. Untitled watercolour of an ornate altar within a cathedral.
88. "Cyrus - Ahmedabad".
89. Untitled watercolour of a tropical clearing, with armed trackers, hunter and a tiger emerging from the undergrowth.
90. Untitled watercolour of an ornate Indian tomb.
[ An uncoloured pen & ink drawing of "carved stonework in the Budha, Ahmedabad Fort"]
[ An uncoloured pen & ink drawing of "perforated stonework at Ahmedabad"]
91. Untitled watercolour of a church.




Hand coloured plates
91
Binding/Size
M=4to
Category
India, Scrapbook, Travel/Scenery, Watercolours
Value
$5,001-25,000
Stock ID
1159