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SKETCHES OF NATIVE LIFE IN INDIA WITH VIEWS IN RAJPOOTANA, SIMLAH ETC

Lot No
22
Description
By Charles Richard Francis

Publisher : Meldola, Cahn & Co
Location : London
Year : 1848
No of Plates : 22
Estimate
Rs. 2,75,000 - 3,50,000

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Hard cover with printed paper covering with red leather covering on the spine and four corners of the book. Title of the book lettered in gold foil on the spine.

Folio containing 22 tinted lithographed plates by J.C. Anderson after C.H. Fairland capturing native life in India with views in Rajpootana and Simla by Charles Richard Francis of the Bengal Medical Establishment.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.

Provenance: Originally from the The Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle, England.