A Representation of the Great Mogul's famous Throne at Delli : being so enriched with Gold, Diamonds, Rubies, Pearls and other precious Stones, that it was computed to be worth Forty Six Khroor of Rupees, which is about Fifty Millions Sterling. Which Throne was demolished and carried away by Kouli Kan, in the Year 1739, when he made an Expedition against Mahonud Shah, at that time Great Mogul. Taken on the Spot by an Italian Engineer, who was actually in the Service of the Great Mogul.
Bowles, Thomas, -1767, publisher.
Publication details
[London] : [Printed for and sold by Thomas Bowles, John Bowles, and Son, Robert Sayer, and Henry Overton], [1753]
Physical details
1 print : engraving ; platemark 30 x 31 cm, on sheet 34.5 x 47 cm.
View of a roofed dais sustained by ten slim ornated columns and arches and crowned by two figures of peacocks and a vase of flowers, surrounded by two fences with steps and gate at the front. Plate numbered at top right. Watermark.
Chengde (China)
Additional information
Published as part of 'The Emperor of China's Palace at Pekin, and his principal Gardens, as well in Tartary as at Pekin, Gehol, and the adjacent Countries. With the temples, pleasure-houses, artificial mountains, rocks, lakes, &c. as disposed in different parts of the Royal Gardens. With an Exact Elevation of the Great Mogul's Superb Throne. The Whole neatly Engraved on Twenty Copper-Plates Twelve Inches Square, from the original View, correctly taken on the Spot' (London, 1753).
Other persons
Bowles, John, 1701-1779, publisher.
Maps 7.Tab.73.