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Fort William in the Kingdom of Bengal

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1978,0415.23

  • Title (object)

    • Fort William in the Kingdom of Bengal
  • Description

    View of the fort in the middle distance, a Union Jack fluttering on the left, across a bay in the foreground, where ships with Union Jacks sailing, three local men pulling fishing nets out at the bank in the foreground; published state. 1754
    Hand-coloured etching with engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1754
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 257 millimetres
    • Width: 395 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title in English continuing: "belonging to the East India Company of England" and in French, publication line: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1754 / London Printed for Robt. Sayer opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street", at top right with plate number: "3".
  • Curator's comments

    From the same set as 1978,0415.32.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1978

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1978,0415.23

View of the fort in the middle distance, a Union Jack fluttering on the left, across a bay in the foreground, where ships with Union Jacks sailing, three local men pulling fishing nets out at the bank in the foreground; published state.  1754  Hand-coloured etching with etching

Recto

View of the fort in the middle distance, a Union Jack fluttering on the left, across a bay in the foreground, where ships with Union Jacks sailing, three local men pulling fishing nets out at the bank in the foreground; published state. 1754 Hand-coloured etching with etching

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