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Forbes, James. Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 7. 1835. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2702.

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Forbes, James. (1835). Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 7. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2702

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Title Illustrations to Oriental memoirs
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Forbes, James
Publisher Richard Bentley (Firm)
Date 1835
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  • India
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Language English
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Original Item Extent 24 pages; 93 leaves; 32 cm
Original Item Location DS 412 .F67 1835
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1797776~S11
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript " llpllTHI I iin^ll f EXPLANATION OF THE PLATES. XVI. t A Mahomedan of Distinction, with a Dervise on his Pilgrimage. i The sitting figure smoking the Hooka is a Sciad of a high Maho medan family, claiming his descent from the Prophet of the Faithful. He is accosted by a Mahomedan fakeer, or dervise, with his lark and staff, the usual accompaniments of those religious beggars ; who, like the Hindoo mendicants, travel throughout Hindostan, living upon alms. XVII. Ks^ Parsees at Bombay. The Parsees, descended from the Persian emigrants who left their country on the Mahomedan persecutions, and settled at Bombay, Surat, and Baroche, are particularly described in the Memoirs. They are a people differing very much in appearance and character from the Hindoos and Mahomedans, among whom they reside, and are in all respects perfectly distinct and separate. The drawing wras taken from a Parsee family at Bombay. The back-ground represents one of the common wells in India, with the cocoa-nut, papah, and plantain trees, and a distant view of a Parsee tomb on a Malabar Hill. l^ XVIII. View from Malabar Hill, on the Island of Bombay. This View contains the fortified town, and harbour of Bombay, connected with Colaba, or Old Woman's Island ; beyond the harbour and shipping are the Island of Caranjah, and the high land on the continent. The nearer landscape represents the country on Bombay, consisting chiefly of cocoa-nut woods and # rice-fields, interspersed with English villas and plantations. Those in this engraving are the Retreat and Tankaville, on the borders of a tank of fresh water, near Malabar Hill; on which is seen one of the Parsee tombs, or large open sepulchres, where the corpses are exposed, to be consumed by vultures and other birds of prey. XIX. The Golden Lizard, on a Sprig of the Neva Tree. Nothing can exceed the brilliant colouring of the lizard attempted