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Forbes, James. Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 14. 1835. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2777/show/2709.

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Forbes, James. (1835). Illustrations to Oriental memoirs - Page 14. 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/2709

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Title Illustrations to Oriental memoirs
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Forbes, James
Publisher Richard Bentley (Firm)
Date 1835
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • India
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
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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
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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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 14 EXPLANATION OF THE PLATES. kind ; and the mantis, or soothsayer, a singular variety among the creeping- leaves, begging flies, and other insects of the mantis tribe. XLIV. The Durbar and adjacent Scenery at Dhuboy. This plate represents the durbar, or palace of the former Hindoo governors, after being a little altered to the English fashion. It is pleasantly situated on the border of a tank, surrounded by temples and sacred groves of the Brahmins. The fore-ground represents that part where cattle were generally led to water. The other sides are enclosed by walls of hewn stone, with steps to the water. XLV. The Gate of Diamonds at Dhuboy. \y The Memoirs contain a particular account of the Eastern Gate at Dhuboy, and assign a reason for this distinguishing appellation. The plate represents its present ruinous state, and the remains of its former magnificence in the temple and adjoining part of the city walls. XLVL Specimen of Hindoo Sculpture on the Gate of Diamonds, at Dhuboy. This composition was selected to convey some idea of the immense profusion of sculpture bestowed on this celebrated eastern portal, particularly described in the Memoirs. One hundred thousand figures of different kinds would fall far short of the number sculptured on its walls and towers. XLVII. Peasants at a Well in Hindostan. The engraving was made from a drawing by Baron de Montalembert, and is an exact representation of the subject. The ox carries a double skin filled with water, hanging on each side, which is sold in the cities and towns throughout India, at a very moderate price. XLVIII. The Indian Squirrel and Tamarind. These are both of the natural size and colours. There are larger squirrels in India, more like those in Europe; but the little beauty here v/