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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. 40. Amerapoora. Barracks of the Burmese Guard. / Their arms are tied to the racks, their bandolier-like bells, and red or green lacquered tin chacoes [nearly a wide-awake in shape] hang above. At intervals are the javelins of the sub-officers. Between the / trees Amerapoora can be seen across the lake.

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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.

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