Felicity Hall, Late Residence if the Hon.ble David Anstruther, Near Moorshedabad, Bengal

Method Aquatint with hand colouring
Artist Harraden after Thomas Daniell
Published Published & Sold Jany. 1 1804 by Edward Orme, His Majesty's Printseller, 59 New Bond Street, London
Dimensions 302 x 434 mm, Pl. 360 x 480 mm
Notes Plate 23 from '24 Views in Hindostan by William Orme'. This aquatint is based on a picture by Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) depicting a colonial mansion near Murshidabad known as Felicity Hall. The accompanying text says that '[t]his house was built by Mr. Anstruther upon a large barren plain, which is now fertilized and cultivated: the edifice gives a correct idea of the style and elegance of the European buildings in India.'
Abbey Travel 424, 24
Price £400.00
Stock ID 5293