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Forbes, James. Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 9. 1835. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 12, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2704.

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Forbes, James. (1835). Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 9. 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/2704

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Title Illustrations to Oriental memoirs
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  • Forbes, James
Publisher Richard Bentley (Firm)
Date 1835
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  • India
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Original Item Extent 24 pages; 93 leaves; 32 cm
Original Item Location DS 412 .F67 1835
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Transcript i J EXPLANATION OF THE PLATES. V XXIII. Calicut, on the Coast of Malabar. This humble fishing-town, scattered among the cocoa-nut woods on the Coast of Malabar, is all that remains of the grand emporium of Calicut, which was esteemed among the first commercial cities in India, when Vasco de Gama arrived there, after his adventurous passage round the Cape of Good Hope, at the end of the sixteenth century ; as particularly mentioned in the Memoirs. XXIV. Anjengo, on the Malabar Coast. \y/ The drawing was made in 1772 ; Anjengo was then the most southern settlement belonging to the English on the coast of Malabar. The only public buildings were the Portuguese church and the English fort, which terminate the view north and south. XXV. A Hindoo Temple, near Eddova in Travencore. This Temple was selected, as offering a fair specimen of the different style of architecture in the religious structures of Travencore and Malabar, and the Hindoo Dewals in the northern parts of India. The pillars in front of the temple are each of a single stone. XXVI. The Cajew, or Cashew Apple of Malabar. y This plate represents the Cajew Apple and Nut in all its various stages, displayed at the same time among the leaves and blossoms of this beautiful tree; which is one of the chief ornaments in the Malabar landscape, and is planted on each side of the public roads in many parts of Travencore, to shade the travellers. XXVII. View of the large Temple in the Island of Elephanta. i / This plate is reduced from one of larger dimensions, which was engraved from a drawing taken on the spot in 1774. It gives a general view of the