This auction is for a :- circa 1839 print from steel engraving entitled :-
' Aurungzebe's Mosque at Benaras'
Also titled in French: Mosquee D'Aurungzeg, Benares
and in German: Aurungzeben's Moschee zu Benares
The print from engraving shows riverside views along the Ganges from an upper wall looking down towards the ghat near the mosque. People sitting on the wall towards the mosque with its very tall twin minarets
Drawn by W. Purser from a sketch by Captain R. Elliot RN - Engraved by W. Cooke - Published by Fisher Son, and Co. London 1834.
It measures overall 275mm x 210 mm ( 10.7.5 x8.25" ) overall incl. titled borders. The engraved area measures 184mm x 119mm (7.25x4.25"). There is age yellowing and a little spotting. The print bears the indent from the original engraving process. It is on good quality paper with a blank reverse.
Please check the larger picture for condition.
Anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve
Info. Dharahara or Alamgir or Aurangzeb Mosque - Beni Madhav Ka Darera - Dashaswamedh Ghat, near Lalita Ghat
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