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A first view of Lord Moira's encampment

A first view of Lord Moira's encampment

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

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1814

Shelfmark: Add.Or.4748

Item number: 4748

Length: 48

Width: 32

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

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'.

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