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View of Wassortah. Plate 8 from 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army' published by Baron A Friedel in London in 1833.

View of Wassortah. Plate 8 from 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army' published by Baron A Friedel in London in 1833.

Lithographer: Picken, A

Medium: Lithograph, coloured

Date: 1833

Shelfmark: P191

Item number: 191

Length: 21

Width: 28.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Coloured lithograph of a view of Vasota by A. Picken after an original drawing by Baron A Friedel (fl.1833). Plate 8 of 'Eight Most Splendid Views of India, sketched by an Officer in the Indian Army' printed by Baron A Friedel in London in 1833.

Vasota is situated at the head of a small valley south of Satara in the modern state of Maharashtra. The fort was a principal centre of Maratha power in the 17th and 18th centuries. In 1818, it was captured by the British.

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