- Museum number
- Object: Fort William November 1826.
A pen and black ink drawing with grey wash of a palanquin (palkee) and box-like closed carriage with louvered windows (palkee-gharree) in front of a building with louvered shutters, a kind of round-sectioned tower apparently mounted on the roof or standing behind the building and a pair of Adjutant Birds (storks) on the roof. In the foreground are the palkee and palkee-gharree attendants (bearers) waiting for their passengers.
- Production date
Height: 14.60 centimetres
Width: 22 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- From an album titled: "Worthless Scraps from Many Lands".
See Hobson-Jobson pp. 659-661 and p. 664 for discussions of the palkee and the palkee-gharree; p.7 for Adjutant Bird.
- Not on display
- Probably cut down.
- 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