Two colour lithographs of Mecca and Medina India, circa 1910(2)
Lot 55
Two colour lithographs depicting Mecca and Medina India, circa 1910(2)
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,540) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two colour lithographs depicting Mecca and Medina
India, circa 1910
with identifying inscriptions in Arabic, maker's stamp lower left, framed
255 x 340 mm.(2)

Footnotes

  • These prints were produced at the Ravi Varma press in Karla-Lonavia (Malabar), circa 1910. It was the first of many lithographic presses which were established in India at the end of the 19th Century. See Castelli, E., and Aprile, G., Divine Lithography, New Delhi 2005, p. 34 and passim. The prints were marketed by Anant Shivaji Desai in the Moti Bazar, Bombay, as mentioned in the inscriptions at the foot of the images (op. cit. p. 157).
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