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View of Kolar (Mysore). 25 April 1792

View of Kolar (Mysore). 25 April 1792

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840), and Daniell, William (1769-1837

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1792

Shelfmark: WD214

Item number: 214

Length: 19.5

Width: 27.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil sketch of Kolar by Thomas (1749-1840) and William Daniell (1769-1837), 25 April 1792. Inscribed on the back in pencil is: 'Colar. Apl.' 25'. 1792.'

Kolar is a city in south-eastern Karnataka (formerly Mysore) in southern India, located 22 kilometres to the east of Bangalore. It was formerly a small mining town and produced a sizeable amount of gold during the days of the British Raj. Nationals from Britain, Italy, Germany and India were all employed in the mining industry at Kolar during the period.

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