VIEWS AND PORTRAITS OF INDIA IN WATERCOLOR.  An album of 45 original watercolors, on paper by C. Wilbraham,

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VIEWS AND PORTRAITS OF INDIA IN WATERCOLOR.
An album of 45 original watercolors, on paper by C. Wilbraham,

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VIEWS AND PORTRAITS OF INDIA IN WATERCOLOR.
An album of 45 original watercolors, on paper by C. Wilbraham, 40 of Indian temples, minarets, gateways in Benares, Lucknow and elsewhere, and 6 watercolors of the marble and agates at Agra, each watercolor approximately 240 x 180 mm, annotated below the image, mounted, bound in contemporary red diced morocco (295 x 240 mm, lightly rubbed, upper hinge split.
WITH: [Company or Patna School: late 19th century.] 28 watercolor portraits of rural life in India, 7 from an album of trades and castes, and 21 of rural characters. 235 x 190 mm and 225 x 120 mm, matted.
Provenance: Raj Krishna.

A fine watercolor album of Indian views drawn by Wilbraham as he traveled with, the then Governor of Madras, Lord Napier of Magdala, on a trip from England and around India 1868-69. the front paste down is signed and titled by Wilbraham. A companion topographical album was sold by Christie's New York, in 22nd June 2010, lot 220.
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VIEWS AND PORTRAITS OF INDIA IN WATERCOLOR.  An album of 45 original watercolors, on paper by C. Wilbraham,
VIEWS AND PORTRAITS OF INDIA IN WATERCOLOR.  An album of 45 original watercolors, on paper by C. Wilbraham,
VIEWS AND PORTRAITS OF INDIA IN WATERCOLOR.  An album of 45 original watercolors, on paper by C. Wilbraham,
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