View in the Northern Concan
Artist: Barton, James, Capt (1793-1829)
Medium: Lithograph, coloured
Coloured lithograph of a view in the Northern Konkan by Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834) after Captain James Barton (1793-1829). Plate 5 of Captain James Barton's '12 Views of Hill Forts in the Western Ghats near Bombay' published in London c.1820. The Western Ghats are a range of hills that reach from the state of Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu and separate Bombay, on the western coast, from central India. This view shows a British encampment in Northern Konkan. The artist, Captain James Barton, was an artillery officer who served in the third Anglo-Maratha war in 1817-19.