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A bungalow at Comidpore on the great River Ganges / Hubert Cornish
Cornish, Hubert, 1757-1823.
1 drawing : pencil and watercolour on paper ; 37 x 48.5 cm.
Unsigned, Titled on verso "A bungalow at Comidpore on the great River Ganges". Whatman watermark.
Hubert Cornish was a talented musician and artist, whose sister Charlotte married Sir John Shore, first Baron Teignmouth (1751-1834). Shore was appointed Governor-General of India fom 1793-1798 and Cornish accompanied him as private secretary and recorded in watercolour their travels together. (ref: Patricia Kattenhorn 'British Drawings in the India Office Library' London, The British Library, 1994, vol 3 p.97.)
Montague Bernard, London; Christie's (London) Exploration and Travel with Visions of India, 21 September 2000, lot 225; Caroline Simpson Collection, Clyde Bank, The Rocks, Sydney, 2001-2004.
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; L2007/201-2
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