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Title page and second plate in the book 'The Grand Master or Adventures of Qui Hi? in Hindostan, A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos' by Quiz (London: Thomas Tegg, 1816)
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Date:
1816
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching And Aquatint (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 240 x 147 mm (9 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38792.2
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The title in central panel, with the Governor sitting on a sack of rupees under canopy at top, with officers climbing a palm tree to reach him from the side. Death as a skeleton riding an elephant next to palm tree, the elephant stomping on an Indian man. To the right are falling soldiers and the devil.
For comment on the book see the entry for the whole volume (1963.30.38792.1-27)

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

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