Inscribed: "W. Purser delt. -- Pubd. by R. Ackermann. London. -- J. Carter sculpt." Summary: scene in South Asia of men gathering near boats at a riverbank in the foreground; a large ghat stretches along the far side of the river in the background, where figures walk on a staircase that goes directly into the water.
Image used to illustrate "Line Engraving." Etching after original work by William Purser (see Sotheby's London, The Travel Sale, Natural History and Maps, 15 November 2001, lot 56; title of print taken from catalogue). Name and dates for Carter, James taken from ULAN.
1 print : etching ; etched area 75 x 105 mm ; plate mark 126 x 175 mm
Grolier Club, The Art Exemplar, by William Stannard,