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Bridge over the River Musi, Hyderabad

Bridge over the River Musi, Hyderabad

Artist: Taylor, Philip Meadows (1808-1876)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1830

Shelfmark: WD115

Item number: 115

Length: 46

Width: 74

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pen-and-ink and wash drawing of a bridge over the River Musi at Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, dated c.1830. The image is inscribed on the front in ink: 'Bridge over the Moosa, Hyderabad, No. 45.' Hyderabad, situated on the River Musi, is the capital of Andhra Pradesh and one of the largest cities in India. Taylor spent a large part of his career in India in the service of the Nizam of Hyderabad, in the role of soldier, adminstrator, Superintendant of Bazaars and Assistant Superintendant of Police for the southwestern districts of Hyderabad.

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