- Museum number
- Object: Bengal Hackery
A pen and black ink drawing with grey wash of a pair of unhitched bullock carts arranged back to back with the yokes on the ground. On one of them a pair of Indian workers are moving a large box. In the background are a temple, trees and houses. Inscribed.
- Production date
- 1827 (Probably)
Height: 7.60 centimetres
Width: 21.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- From an album titled: "Worthless Scraps from Many Lands".
The 1827 date for this drawing is based upon its old relationship with 1997.11-9.0138 to which it was once joined and which bears a date in 1827.
Bibliography: Hobson-Jobson 1979 p.407.
- Not on display
- The drawing is cut down on all four sides on bottom edge are traces of a further drawing lower down the page (probably 1997.11-9.138).
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Prior to acquisition by the BM the collection was kept in Vancouver (Canada) by the vendor who was a descendant of the artist.
- Registration number