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Five Watercolours in Sepia of Moulmein (Mawlamyine), Burma 1846-7].
1846 - 1846-7. Recently matted, the watercolours are in fine condition. Five attractive watercolours of the capital of British colonial Burma. The titles of the watercolours as written on the verso of each painting by the artist are: View of Large Pagoda, Moulmein Sept 46 as seen from the West. 24x34 cm (9 ½ x 13 ½ in); A Punghi House, Moulmein, June 46. 24x34 cm (9 ½ x 13 ½ in); Farm Caves, Moulmein as Seen from the East Side Sept. 47 Russell Patey. 23x28 cm (9x11 in); Farm Caves, Moulmein Taken from the Interior, Sept. 47 Russell Patey. 22x27,5 cm (8 ½ x 11 in); Austin's House, Moulmein May 46. 24x34 cm (9 ½ x 13 ½ in). "Mawlamyine (Moulmein) was the first capital of British Burma between 1826 and 1852 after the Tanintharyi (Tenassarim) coast, along with Arakan, was ceded to Britain under the Treaty of Yandabo at the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War., Mawlamyine is the third largest city of Burma situated 300 km south east of Yangon" (Wikipedia).
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