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Inscription

signed by artist, lower left in ink on print: L Tripe; typeset in black ink on white paper label affixed to mount, bottom center: No. 109. Rangoon. North Entrance to the Shwe Dagon Pagoda. / This was stockaded when the Pagoda was held by us against the Burmese.

Marks and Labels

artist’s blindstamp on mount, upper center: BY THEE I DRAW

Provenance

Linnaeus Tripe [1822-1902]; presented to James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie [1812-1860], Governor-General of India [1848-1856], February 1857; by descent to the Broun-Ramsay family; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 May 2012, part of Lot 211); NGA purchase (through Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York), 2012.