[PUNJAUB]
Original Sketches in the Punjaub by a Lady.

Published
London: Dickinson Brothers, 1854.
References
Abbey Travel 483, Bobins 266.
Plates
20
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
$5,001-25,000
Ref
5042

FIRST EDITION. Oblong folio, title preface, double column, 1 leaf, verso with text to plate 1, one leaf of text to each subsequent plate, rectos blank. 20 hand coloured lithographed plates, unsigned, original red cloth blind stamped & gilt.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Lahore, from the old Race Course. On this plain Runjeet Singh used to review his troops.
2. View of the Shesh Mahal or Palace of Glass.
3. A portion of Runjeet's Palace.
4. Tomb of Runjeet Singh, built on the place where his body was burnt with four wives & seven female slaves.
5. The Shah's Musjid & walls of Lahore.
6. Entrance to the Shah's Musjid, from the Huzooree Bagh.
7. Fragment of the Old Mogul Palace.
8. Entrance to the Vizier's Musjid.
9. Minarets of the Viziers Musjid.
10. Sonowlee Musjid or Golden Temple.
11. A Street in the City.
12. Biram Singh's Tomb.
13. Ruin of a Gateway on the road to Mooltan.
14. Anarkullie, from the Mooltan Road.
15. The Fort of Govindghur, near Umritsir.
16. Entrance to the Holy Temple at Umritsir, from the Gate of the Kutwallee.
17. The Holy Temple.
18. The Akalee Temple.
19. The Kutwalee from the borders of the Tank.
20. A Sikh Temple in honour of Baba Attull Raee, younger son of Hur Govind, 6th in descent of the Seikh Gooroos.