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DOROTHY NEWSOME (CIRCA 1900-1980)
LUCKNOW / THE CITY OF GARDENS. Circa 1935.
39 3/4x25 3/4 inches, 101x65 1/2 cm. The Calcutta Printing Co. Ltd., Calcutta. Condition B: repaired tears with discolored overpainting at edges, some into image; minor restoration and printer's creases in image.
Newsome designed many posters advertising travel to India, illustrating combinations of local scenes with famous landmarks and local people. Here, two women and a child are strolling through a field of flowers beneath the impressive Chota Imambara, a monument built in 1837 by Mohammad Ali Shah to serve as his mausoleum. A city of art and culture, Lucknow is also renowned for its gardens. This is the English version.