A first view of Lord Moira's encampment
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of Lord Moira's encampment from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Cawnpore to Mohumdy Vol. IV' 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.
A first view of Lord Moira's encampment. Inscribed below: 'Lord Moira's Camp at Boodelaka Tuckia first' [last?] 'day's much' [sic: march] 'from Cawnpore.' In pencil in 'kaithi: bidali takia'.