Rangamma, The Queen of Candy

Rangamma, The Queen of Candy (circa 1790)

When William Daniel visited King of Candy he was permitted to make a portrait of the queen, from which this engraving was made. The very young & extremely pretty queen was much delighted at seeing her features transferred to paper.

Steel engraving by Richard Woodman (1784 – 1859), after drawing by William Daniell R. A. (1769 – 1837), later hand coloured

Size: 7.5 x 5 in. (19 x 12.7 cms.)
Date of printing – 1834