View of pages from the Qur'an of Tipu Sultan. Shows text in the centre, surrounded by gold and blue illumination. Tipu Sultan was the Muslim ruler of Southern India's Mysore province (now part of Karnataka) during the late eighteenth century. Opposed to the British East Indi...
Digital Rare Book :
The History of the Reign of Tipu Sultan, Being a Continuation of The Neshani Hyduri
By Mir Hussein Ali Khan Kirmani
Translated by Colonel W. Miles
Published by W.H.Allen & Co., London - 1864
One of the most intriguing items in the British Library Persian manuscripts collection is a small unexceptional looking volume which contains a personal record, written in his own hand, of 37 dreams of Tipu Sultan, Sultan of Mysore.
Digital Rare Book:
The Dreams of Tipu Sultan
Translated from the original Persian
By Mahmud Husain Ph.D. - Professor of History, University of Karachi.
Published by The Pakistan Historical Society - 1923
"In the India Office Library there is a very valuable and interesting manuscript containing ...
Why we love to hate Tipu Sultan
By Vikram Sampath
LiveMint - 09 November 2015
After the storming of the fort of Srirangapatna in May 1799, which led to the annihilation of the most feared foe of the British—Tipu Sultan of Mysore—the victors found a curious toy in his chambers. “The Musi...
Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar (Kannada: ಯದುವೀರ ಕೃಷ್ಣದತ್ತ ಚಾಮರಾಜ ಒಡೆಯರ್) (born 24 March 1992) (Chamaraja Wadiyar XII) is the 27th and present titular Maharaja of Mysore and head of the former ruling Wadiyar dynasty. His late great-uncle, Srikantadatta Narasi...
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 ...