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signed by artist on print, lower right in ink on print: L. Tripe; typeset in black ink on white paper label affixed to mount, lower center: No. 25. Pugahm Myo. Carved Doorway. / This is the Court of Shwe Zeegong. It is ruinous and out of the perpendicular, but very interesting, and, being one of many in the same Court and all differing, shows how fertile in design the Burmese are.

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.