Interior of the audience tent, with a sontar-burdar
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of the interior of a tent from an album of miscellaneous views of Bengal produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1820-21. 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 journey from Calcutta to Delhi between 1814-15 and his convalescent tour in the Rajmahal Hills in the winter of 1820-21.
Illustration of the interior of the audience tent, with a 'sontar-burdar,' probably at a camp of the Governor-General. Inscribed below in pencil and ink: 'Interior of Audience Tent.'