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. 115. Near View of the Pagoda. / Taken from the N.W. corner of the Platform. The scaffolding of bamboo, so much like basketwork, was put up by the Burmese to enable them to regild the Pagoda; an operation which will cost them about 15,000£.
Marks and Labels
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.