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‘Entering the Kotils from Bushire’ by Joseph D'Arcy (1780–1846) [‎1r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 watercolour drawing on paper. It was created in 1810-12. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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Genre/Subject Matter:

This landscape view of a scene near Bushire [Būshehr], shows a winding roadway, river and mountains in the distant background. A man on a horse rounds the corner of the winding path in the middle distance.

Temporal Context:

Although the image dates from the Ouseley embassy 1810–12, the adjacent caption/description likely dates from c. 1880 and was written by later owner of the album, F. G. McCutcheon.


Recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. :

Lower right corner, in pencil: ‘26’

Verso The back of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'v'. :

Upper right corner, in pencil: ‘Entering the Kotils from Bushire’

Lower right corner: ‘26’

Adjacent inscription: ’26. Entering the Kotils from Bushire.’

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1 watercolour drawing on paper
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English in Latin script
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‘Entering the Kotils from Bushire’ by Joseph D'Arcy (1780–1846) [‎1r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, WD3274/26, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 14 July 2024]

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