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Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 22.800 x 13.700 cm
Image: 22.800 x 13.700 cm
Secondary support: 44.800 x 33.100 cm
Scope and content
View of Pertabghur, a fort in the Mahabaleshwur hills. The Falkland's stayed there during the hot seasons while Lord Falkland was governor of Bombay (1848-53). This is attributed to Lady Falkland because the style and media used are similar to her other signed eastern works in the album. Lady Falkland mentions Pertabghur in Chow-Chow, the book she wrote about her eastern travels (1857. London: Hurst and Blackett, vol 1, pp 164-5.).
A Ghaut is a steep pass or ascent of a mountain.
The inscription is in Lady Falkland's handwriting.
Copy negative C-105174
1990-207 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-207-22
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and brown ink on secondary support recto, below image, l.r.:Pertaubghur/in the Ghaut near the/Mahabaleshum Hills[sic]
Attributions and conjectures
2. vue de ville.
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