Full Record

Munnipore near Isherah [Calcutta], 1832 / W.P. [William Prinsep]
Click on image to enlarge
Request a copy
 
Title:
Munnipore near Isherah [Calcutta], 1832 / W.P. [William Prinsep]
Creator:
Date:
[1832]
Format:
1 drawing : pencil and ink on paper ; 16 x 23.4 cm.
Inscription:
Titled 'Munnipore near Isherah' and signed and dated 'WP 1832' lower left. Loose page from a sketch book, part of a collection of 31 such drawings.
Subject:
Description:
The artist, William Prinsep, came from a family which served in India for several generations. His father John Prinsep (1746-1830) had been a merchant with the East India Company and traded in indigo and chintz in Calcutta between 1771 and 1778. William lived in Calcutta between 1817-1842, working first with the Calcutta firm of Palmer & Co, before establishing a highly profitable mercantile, banking and agency house with his brother George in 1830.
Provenance:
Caroline Simpson Collection
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; CSL&RC PIC 2007/4
Rights:
You may save or print this image for research and study. If you wish to use it for any other purposes, you must contact Sydney Living Museums to request permission.
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
55279