1857 INDIAN ELEPHANT Antique Print from Engraving HOWDAH RAJAH BHURTPORE MAHOUT

£18.99
A page from an issue of The Illustrated London News dated 1857 on the subject of India, showing two Indian Elephants belonging to of Maharaja of Bhurtpore (Rajasthan).
An original page from an issue of The Illustrated London News dated 1857.
 
The full page comprises two prints from engravings individually entitled, the first: Elephant with State Howdeay at Baroda. From a drawing by Mr W Carpenter Jnr. showing s magnificently caparisoned elephant with trimmed tusks and the Mahout or Mahoot seated on the elephant in front of the Howdah - which was a state carriage kind of structure used for carrying important figures at ceremonial occasions .
The second is entitled Elephant Belonging to the Rajah of Bhurtpore and is from a drawing by W. Carpenter Jun. showing what is probably the same elepant as above, but 'undressed', and at ease.


Provenance: The Illustrated London News 1857. Publisher Herbert Ingram. London. 

 
CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

The page measures overall approximately 400 x 275 mm (16 x 10.75 "). There is age yellowing with some spotting - please check the picture for condition. There are unrelated articles on the reverse of the page. This item will be packaged in a tube .
 
Weight 0.3kg
Condition Used