View of the mountains - James Baillie Fraser c 1826 Vintage Orientalist Aquatint Painting of India - Posters
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View of the mountains - James Baillie Fraser c 1826 Vintage Orientalist Aquatint Painting of India by James Baillie Fraser.
James was born at Reelig in the county of Inverness and was a Scottish travel writer and artist who illustrated and wrote about Asia Minor and India. Some of his watercolours made in the picturesque style represent early views of India and Persia.He was the eldest of five sons of Edward Satchel Fraser (1751–1835) and his wife Jane. He grew up on the family estate and studied under a tutor in Edinburgh.
He lived from 1799 to 1811 in Guiana to oversee the sugar plantations that they owned in Berbice. He returned from the West Indies in 1806 due to ill health. All of his brothers travelled in the East and had successful careers.