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China.- alexander (william) a view of poo-ta-la

Lot 114

China.- Alexander (William) A View of Poo-Ta-La, or Great Temple near Zhe-Hol in Tartary, 1796; together with a 'Plan, Section and Elevation of the Poo-Ta-La, or Temple of the Lama' from the same, 1796 (2).

 

Hammer Price: £320

Estimate: £150 - £200

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China.- Alexander (William) A View of Poo-Ta-La, or Great Temple near Zhe-Hol in Tartary, from Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', engraving with hand-colouring, on Whatman wove paper with watermark date '1794', platemark 300 x 400 mm. (11 7/8 x 15 3/4 in)., sheet 430 x 590 mm. (17 x 23 1/4 in), minor surface dirt, unframed, G. Nicol, 1796; together with a 'Plan, Section and Elevation of the Poo-Ta-La, or Temple of the Lama' from the same, 1796 (2).

Full Lot Details

China.- Alexander (William) A View of Poo-Ta-La, or Great Temple near Zhe-Hol in Tartary, from Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', engraving with hand-colouring, on Whatman wove paper with watermark date '1794', platemark 300 x 400 mm. (11 7/8 x 15 3/4 in)., sheet 430 x 590 mm. (17 x 23 1/4 in), minor surface dirt, unframed, G. Nicol, 1796; together with a 'Plan, Section and Elevation of the Poo-Ta-La, or Temple of the Lama' from the same, 1796 (2).

Lot 114

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