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Place of creation

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1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour with gum arabic on the figures on wove paper
Support: 4.600 x 9.100 cm
Image: 4.600 x 9.100 cm
Secondary support: 44.800 x 33.100 cm

Scope and content

This view shows two figures on a road between a line of structures (dwellings?) and a river. An old Moslem fort is in the background. Of Lady Falkland's watercolours, this is the only one in the album executed using a broad range of colours and with the wash covering the entire surface of the support. Lady Falkland travelled with her husband when he was governor of Bombay (1848-53). She mentions Chakun in her book Chow-Chow as an "exceedingly pretty"
village and discusses its history (1857. London: Hurst and Blackett, vol 1, p 298). Chakun is on the Deccan plain.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-105169
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Item no. assigned by LAC
Restrictions not set
Other accession no.
1990-207 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-207-16
Copyright: Nil

Additional information

Removed from: Album: watercolour mounted with glue on folio 19 recto

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed.
Inscription: in pen and brown ink on secondary support recto, below image l.r.:A recollection of Chakun India/Lady Falkland

Subject heading

1. cityscape.
2. vue de ville.


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