The Honourable East India Company (1600-1858)

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 1 Dec 2011 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Last Days of the Company : A source book of Indian history, 1818-1858
Volume 2 - The Development of an Indian Policy
By G. Anderson and M. Subedar
Published by G. Bell & Sons, London - 1921 Read More
 31 Jul 2010 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
The Marquis of Dalhousie's Administration of British India - Volume 1
By Sir Edwin Arnold
Published by Saunders, Otley, & Co., London - 1862 Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Paintings
The Death of Tippoo Saib at the taking of Seringapatam," an engraving from 1804 Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Manuscripts
EXTREMELY RARE :
Please read all three pages in a sequence. An amazing eye witness account of Tipu's fall....A contemporary account of Tipu's death, from "The True American Commercial Advertiser" (Philadelphia), March 18, 1800 - PAGE 1. Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Manuscripts
A contemporary account of Tipu's death, from "The True American Commercial Advertiser" (Philadelphia), March 18, 1800 - PAGE 2. Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Manuscripts
A contemporary account of Tipu's death, from "The True American Commercial Advertiser" (Philadelphia), March 18, 1800 - PAGE 3. Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Paintings
Theatrical Print 1823
Theatre Collection
Henry Kemble in the role of 'Tipoo Saib' at the Royal Coburg Theatre, 20 January 1823. Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Artefacts
Tippoo's Tiger.
'Better to live a day as a tiger than a lifetime as a sheep' - Tipu Sultan
The Tiger comes to London
'Tippoo's Tiger' is an awesome, life-size beast of carved and painted wood, seen in the act of devouring a prostrate European in the costume of the 1790s. It has cast a spell ov... Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Artefacts
EAST INDIA COMPANY TRIVIA :
• Cricket was first played in India in 1721 by the officers and men of an English ship. The game became popular in all the Company’s Presidencies and the Calcutta Cricket Club was founded in 1792.
• Some women travelled out on the East Indiamen to find a husband. But... Read More
 10 Feb 2010 Rare Paintings
Painting of a Factory of The East India Company 1790-1800. Back view of the English factory in Bengal(?) with high surrounding wall. Read More
 7 Feb 2010 Rare Paintings
The Company’s base at Calcutta was taken by the Nawab of Bengal in 1756. A year later a force under ROBERT CLIVE - known to history as 'Clive of India' - recaptured the city and, at the Battle of Plassey, replaced the Nawab with his own candidate.
A chain of events started in India that would ch... Read More