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A substantial three-storeyed square building in Nawabi style at Lacchagir

A substantial three-storeyed square building in Nawabi style at Lacchagir

Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1814

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4742

Item number: 4742

Length: 39

Width: 48.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Watercolour of Nawabi building at Lachchhagir from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Benares to Nazibghur Vol. III' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Commander-in-Chief (r. 1813-23), was accompanied by artist Sita Ram (flourished c.1810-22) to illustrate his journey from Calcutta to Delhi between 1814-15.

Lachchhagir, along the northern bank of the Gumti river, south of Allahabad, was enroute for Lord Moira as he travelled from Calcutta to Delhi. View of a substantial three-storeyed square building in Nawabi style at Lachchhagir. Inscribed below: 'Dewan Khanah at Lutchageer.'

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