EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India, hand-coloured on card, 1844
Lot 142
EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India, hand-coloured on card, 1844
Sold for £46,850 (US$ 76,843) inc. premium

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EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India, hand-coloured on card, 1844 EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India, hand-coloured on card, 1844 EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India, hand-coloured on card, 1844 EDEN (EMILY) Portraits of the Princes & People of India, hand-coloured on card, 1844
EDEN (EMILY)
Portraits of the Princes & People of India, tinted lithographed title with hand-coloured vignette and 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Lowes Dickinson after Emily Eden, printed by C. Hullmandel, all mounted on card (one loose), lithographed list of plates, occasional light foxing, publisher's maroon morocco gilt, g.e. [not in Abbey], folio, J. Dickinson, 1844

Footnotes

  • EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE COPY OF THE BEST ISSUE, WITH ALL THE PLATES HAND-COLOURED AND MOUNTED ON CARD.

    The majority of the portraits comprise the Sikh rulers of Punjab (including Rangit Singh), together with members of their families and households. The plates comprise: Son of the Nawab of Banda; composite portraits of Dos Mahommed and three other Afghans; Maharajah Shere Singh; a Fakir; Two Jemadars; Akalees; Raja Heera Singh; The Raja Hindu Rao; Guard of the Rajah of Puttealla and two of his dwarfs; Young Hill Rana at Simla; Servants with dogs and hawks, belonging to the King of Oude; Attendants on the Raja Khurruk Singh; Ranjit Singh; Horse and Jewellery of Ranjit Singh; Hunting leopards of the King of Oude; Two Arabs, followers of the late Sir A. Burnes; a Fakir; Student at the Hindu College, Calcutta and a young musselman girl; Partaub Singh; A Shootr-Suwar (on camel); Raja of Nahun and his Sons, and Anund Musseeh; Group of Tibetan Tartars; A Zemindar and a Pathan; Lord Auckland receiving the Raja of Nahun in Durbar.
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