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Indian river scene with Hindu temple

Indian river scene with Hindu temple

Item Information

Title:
Indian river scene with Hindu temple
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: A most unusual and appropriate painting appears under the gilt of the fore edge. It is a scene in India along the shore of a river with a Hindu Temple upon a high rock, palms in the distance, and a boat at anchor off shore.
Date:
(c) 1812
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Marine paintings
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Temples
Coastlines
Boats
Places:
India (subcontinent)
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1812.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Found on: The curse of Kehama / by Robert Southey …
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000052A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR5464 .C8 1812x
Barcode:
39999063111288