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Pictures, Furniture, Clocks & Rugs - Friday 18th January 2019

ANDREW NICHOLL, RHA (1804-1886) A SCENE IN CEYLON (SRI LANKA) Signed, watercolour and pencil 33.5 x

49cm. Inscribed with title verso, “Lake and temples of Kandy”
* In 1849, Nicholl was sent by the Government to work as an art teacher in Colombo. He made friends with the Colonial Secretary there, Sir James Emerson Tennent, Bt (1804-1869, a fellow Belfast man), and was commissioned by him to produce many scenes on the Ireland. ++ Some foxing; prominent but pale stain across the uppermost third; faded


ANDREW NICHOLL, RHA (1804-1886) A SCENE IN CEYLON (SRI LANKA) Signed, watercolour and pencil 33.5 x

49cm. Inscribed with title verso, “Lake and temples of Kandy”
* In 1849, Nicholl was sent by the Government to work as an art teacher in Colombo. He made friends with the Colonial Secretary there, Sir James Emerson Tennent, Bt (1804-1869, a fellow Belfast man), and was commissioned by him to produce many scenes on the Ireland. ++ Some foxing; prominent but pale stain across the uppermost third; faded

Cluster 221