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North view of Sattarah. Plate 7 from 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army', published by Baron A. Friedel, London, 1833.

North view of Sattarah. Plate 7 from 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army', published by Baron A. Friedel, London, 1833.

Lithographer: Picken, A

Medium: Lithograph, coloured

Date: 1833

Shelfmark: P190

Item number: 190

Length: 19.3

Width: 26.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Coloured lithograph of the fort at Satara in Maharashtra by J.H. Lynch from an original sketch by Baron Adam Friedel. Plate 7 of 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army' printed by Baron A Friedel in London in 1833.

Satara is situated south of Pune in Maharashtra in a valley between two hills near the confluence of the Kistna and Verna rivers. The fort, seen in this view, was a principal centre of Maratha power in the 17th and 18th centuries. In the 19th century, the British established a cantonment at Satara and the Residency was used by the British colonial administrator, Sir Henry Bartle Frere (1815-1879).

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