Boats of Bengal: eighteenth century portraits

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Manohar, Jan 1, 2001 - Art - 134 pages
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The Flemish Artist F. Balthazar Solvyns Lived In Calcutta From 1791 To 1803 And Produced A Remarkable Series Of Etchings Portraying The People Of Bengal In Their Life And Culture. With Sections On Caste Occupations, Household Servants, Festivals, Religious Mendicants And Musical Instruments, Solvyns Includes A Portrayal Of The Boats Of Bengal In 36 Etchings. Hardgrave Reproduces These Prints, Together With Solvyns Text, And A Commentary On Each Plate

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