BENGALI ARMY - PANORAMA [LUDLOW (WILLIAM ANDREW) Bengal Troops on the line of March. A Panoramic Sketch, 8 hand-coloured lithographs, [1835]
Lot 8
BENGALI ARMY - PANORAMA [LUDLOW (WILLIAM ANDREW) Bengal Troops on the line of March. A Panoramic Sketch, 8 hand-coloured lithographs, [1835]
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,586) inc. premium
Lot Details
BENGALI ARMY - PANORAMA
[LUDLOW (WILLIAM ANDREW) Bengal Troops on the line of March. A Panoramic Sketch by an Officer of that Army... 12th Regiment BNI], 8 hand-coloured lithographs (of 18, one or two spotted), framed and glazed, each strip approximately 110 x 490mm., [Day & Haghe, c.1850]

Footnotes

  • Eight hand-coloured lithographs from this very rare unsigned and untitled panorama, issued as eighteen loose strips designed to be joined or displayed in any order [see Abbey Life 530]. The British Library has a set of six sheets and mentions that the panorama was also issued as a roll, but no other copies are recorded on COPAC.

    The present set comprises: Water-carriers to the Camp. Hindoos bathing. A Hindoo Idol and Priest; Grain and supplies carried for the Camp. Native Commissioned Officers. The Rear Guard awaiting the removal of the Camp. A Coffee Party; Camp Baggage. Express Camel. Bazaar Guard; Horse Artillery; Foot Artillery; Foot Artillery. A Regiment of Sepoys; Spare Ammunition Boxes. A Sporting Elephant, the Driver and his assistant getting up. The Bazaar Flag. Washer-Men; Prisoners driven to the rear. Spare Ammunition Waggon. An A.D.C. returning with orders.
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