A substantial three-storeyed square building in Nawabi style at Lacchagir
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
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.'