Posted on: 11 March 2014

The sacred town and temple of Dwaraka

Plate from:
Scenery, Costumes, and Architecture, Chiefly on the Western Side of India, 6 parts in one vol., first edition, hand-coloured engraved general title, 36 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Grindlay, Westall, Stanfield, Roberts, Daniel and others, all on thick paper.

"Next to Daniell the most attractive colour plate book on India. One of the few books in which the name of the colourist is mentioned. viz. J.B. Hogarth" (Tooley). The work was originally issued in six parts comprising 6 plates each, taken from a collection of sketches and drawings made by Grindlay while he was in the service of the East India Company.

Source: Bonhams

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