Stamping Coinage in the Mint, Calcutta
Arthur William Devis
- Art Funded
- 44 x 60 cm
- Eyre & Hobhouse
One of a series entitled 'Arts and Manufactures of Bengal' which shows native craftsmen punching and assaying the silver rupees that were standard coinage, under the watchful eye of the superintendent, the standing figure in white.
Acquired from the artist by John Biddulph of Ledbury 1802-1810; thence by descent; Sotheby's 1979.