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Inscription

signed by artist, lower right on print in black ink: L. Tripe; typeset in black ink on white paper label affixed to mount, lower center: No. 105. Rangoon. View of the Cantonment. / From the upper platform of the great Pagoda, looking S. and S.E. Pussendown Creek is in the left distance; the new Barracks of H.M. 84th Regiment in the centre, the signal Pagoda a little beyond it; the road from / the Pagoda to the Town on the right, part of the roof of the S. stairs of the Pagoda being in continuation.

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.