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Tomb of Ibrahim Hossain Khan, near Bhagalpur.

Woodcock, Harriet Mary (born 1807).

Ink and grey wash on paper. Inscribed 'H.M.W.' lower right. 160 x 250mm. (6.5 x 10ins). Circa 1835.

A group of Harriet Woodcock's delicate drawings dated between 1831 and 1835 can be found in the India Office Collection at the British Library. The subjects in this group include other Muslim monuments, some in Bihar.

The tomb of Ibrahim Hossain Khan is considered one of the finest Muslim monuments in northern Bihar attracting Thomas Daniell there in 1791.

His drawing of the tomb was sold at Christie's 'Visions of India' sale, lot 111 on 5 June, 1996.

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