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Tomb of Fateh Nayyak, Kolar (Mysore). 25 April 1792

Tomb of Fateh Nayyak, Kolar (Mysore). 25 April 1792

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1792

Shelfmark: WD215

Item number: 215

Length: 38.1

Width: 55.4

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil drawing by Thomas (1749-1840) and William Daniell (1769-1837) of the Tomb of Fateh Nayak at Kolar in Karnataka, dated 25th April 1792. The image is inscribed on the back in ink: '157. Tomb of Futty Naig at Colar'; and in pencil: 'Tomb of Futty Naig at Colar. Hyder father. Apl. 25. 1792. No. 21.' Fateh Muhammad or Fateh Nayak, father of Haidar 'Ali, was 'faujdar' of Kolar under the Mughal regime in the Deccan. Other members of Haidar 'Ali's family are also buried in the same 'maqbara'.

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