Plate twenty-seven from the first volume of James Forbes'"Oriental Memoirs", a work in the form of a series of letters richly illustrated, describing various aspects of nature, people and buildings he met with during his travels in India in the 1760s-70s. ...
View of Wassortah by Baron A Friedel in London in 1833.
Coloured lithograph of a view of Vasota by A. Picken after an original drawing by Baron A Friedel (fl.1833). Plate 8 of 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army' printed by Baron A Friedel in London in ...
The Ghats from Byghur by Baron A Friedel, London, 1833.
Proof copy of a lithograph of 'The Ghats from Byghur' from an original drawing by Baron Adam Friedel. Plate 2 of 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army' printed by Baron A Friedel in London in 1833.
Hill Fort of Veshallgheen by Baron A. Friedel, London, 1833.
Coloured lithograph of the hill fort at 'Veshallgheen' from an original drawing by Baron Adam Friedel. Plate 1 of 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an officer in the Indian Army' printed by Baron A. Friedel in London in ...
View of Nandidrug (Bangalore), with the batteries firing during the siege - 1791
Water-colour painting of the hill-fort of Nandidrug in Karnataka made during the siege of 1791 by Colin MacKenzie (1754-1821). Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'No.1. View of Nundidroog with the Batteries firing on...
Nandidrug and the gate of the Temple of Nandi (Bangalore) - March 1834.
Pen-and-ink drawing by Philip Meadows Taylor of Nandi Drug and the gate of the Temple of Nandi, dated March 1834. Inscribed on back in ink and dated as above. Taylor was stationed at Hingoli from December 1832 to October 183...
This uncoloured aquatint is taken from plate 10 of Captain Alexander Allan's 'Views in the Mysore Country'. Nandidurg is at an altitude of around 4800 feet amid the Nandi Hills near Bangalore. Captain Allan described the fort as "a strong spacious fortress, with the...
View of Gopaul Droog, Mysore; View of Bysantiporam near Bangalore (Mysore)
Original watercolour, on paper, mounted on blue paper, captioned on ink beneath image and typed caption on verso.
James Hunter, who served in India as a Lieutentant in the Royal Artillery, is best known for ...
JAMES HUNTER c.1740-1792.
Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore. London: Edward Orme, -1805.
James Hunter was a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery under Cornwallis during the Third Anglo-Mysore War where British and Company troops defeated the Tipu Sultan. The views here include land...