Charles D'Oyly

Sep 17, 1781 - Sep 21, 1845

Sir Charles D'Oyly, 7th Baronet, was a British public official and painter from Dhaka. He was a member of the Bengal Civil Service based in Calcutta, Dhaka and Patna from 1797 to 1838. Althgouth he held senior positions with the East India Company's civil service, he is best known as a talented amateur artist, poet and publisher. He was also a talented and prolific amateur artist who published many books featuring engravings and lithographs featuring Indian subject matter.
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