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signed by artist, lower right in ink on print: L Tripe; typeset in black ink on white paper label affixed to mount, lower center: No. 76 [76 handwritten]. Amerapoora. Sindu Shwe koo Pagoda. / One of the most graceful buildings about the City. It is of white stucco, the scroll-work being gilt; the canopy on the summit is of wood, gild and inlaid with mirror.

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


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.