f.6 'Gaut of Collygur on the Godavery. Ensign J. T. Blunt Eng. fecit. February 1795. Vide Asiatic Annual Register, A.D. 1800, Miscellaneous Tracts, p.128. River scene.'
Artist: Blunt, James Tillyer (1765-1834)
Medium: Watercolour with pen and ink
Water-colour drawing of a river scene by James Tillyer Blunt (1765-1834) in February 1795. Blunt served with the Bengal Engineers from 1783 to 1810. From January to May 1795 he surveyed a route from Chunargarh in Uttar Pradesh to Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh. An account of this journey was printed in the 'Asiatic Annual Register, 1800’ (‘Narrative of a route from Chunargur to Rajamundry in the Ellore Sircar’ by J. Blunt Ensign Engineer, 1800, Miscellaneous Tracts, pp.128-62, 200, London, 1801)