Imagery of an India that isn’t coming back, taken from Thomas Daniell’s “Oriental Scenery. Twenty Four Views In Hindoostan” which came out between 1795 and 1807. Collections of the Royal Academy, London.

“The Baolee, at Ramnagur.” 1801. British. Hand-colored aquatint. Drawn by Thomas Daniell and engraved by him and his brother William. Image © Royal Academy of Arts, London. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/art-artists/work-of-art/the-baolee-at-ramnagur
“View from the ruins of the fort of Currah, on the river Ganges.” 1801. British. Hand-colored aquatint. Drawn by Thomas Daniell and engraved by him and his brother William. Image © Royal Academy of Arts, London. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/art-artists/work-of-art/view-from-the-ruins-of-the-fort-of-currah-on-the-river-ganges


“View of Mutura, on the river Jumna.” 1801. British. Hand-colored aquatint. Drawn by Thomas Daniell and engraved by him and his brother William. Image © Royal Academy of Arts, London. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/art-artists/work-of-art/view-of-mutura-on-the-river-jumna

Life in Africa a few centuries back. Hand colored engravings, plates from Samuel and William Daniell’s 1804 work on African scenery and animals. Drawn and engraved by Samuel Daniell. From a family of landscape artists, the Daniells brothers traveled extensively in Africa and Ceylon drawing as they went with their work being published after.

"A Korah Hottentot Village on the Left Bank of the Orange River." Page 12.
“A Korah Hottentot Village on the Left Bank of the Orange River.” Page 12. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Africanscenerya00Dani/page/n11/mode/2up

"Bush-men Hottentots Armed for an Expedition." Page 14.
“Bush-men Hottentots Armed for an Expedition.” Page 14. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Africanscenerya00Dani/page/n13/mode/2up

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“A Kaffer Village.” Page 4. Collection of the Smithsonian Libraries. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/Africanscenerya00Dani/page/4/mode/2up