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George Baxter
British (1804 - 1867) Primary

Destruction of the Tanjore by Lightening off Ceylon

Early 19th century to mid 19th century
Plate printed oil colors

4 1/2 in. x 7 3/8 in. (11.43 cm x 18.73 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.189
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Culture/Nationality: British
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (11.43 x 18.733 cm)

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