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Inscription

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. 34. Tsagain Myo. View near the River. / The Irrawadi at the time of the freshes, inundates the country for some distance from its banks; the necessity therefore of building on piles, as above seen is very evident.

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.