Bungalow and house in a park at Fatehgarh, with Lord Hastings's party approaching
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of Mr. Donnithorne's bungalow and house at Fatehgarh from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Agra to Barrackpore Vol. X' 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.
View of a bungalow and house in a park at Fatehgarh, with Lord Hastings's party approaching. Fatehgarh, located near Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, passed to the British in 1802 and was set up as a head-quarter for one of the Governor-General's agents. Mr. Donnithorne was the collecor and mint-master at Fatehgarh. Inscribed below: 'Mr. Donnithorne's House at Futtehghur where Lord Moira resided during the Hot winds of 1815.'