An encampment near a wooded hill at Gangaprasad with hills beyond
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of an encampment from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Malda to Gunga Pursaad Vol. II' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1817-21. 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 expedition to Bengal in 1817 and his convalescent tour in the Rajmahal Hills in the winter of 1820-21.
Idealised view of an encampment near a wooded hill with hills beyond at Gunga Pursaad. Inscribed below: 'Lord Hastings's Camp at Gungapursaud.'