Lithographer: Ackermann, Rudolph (1764-1834)
Medium: Lithograph, coloured
Coloured lithograph by Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834) after an original drawing by Captain James Barton (1793-1829) of 'Gonuck Ghur' in the Western Ghats in Maharashtra, dated c. 1820. Plate 12 of Captain James Barton's '12 Views of Hill Forts in the Western Ghats near Bombay', published in London in c.1820. 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. The artist, Captain James Barton, was an artillery officer who served in the third Anglo-Maratha war in 1817-19.