Sukrut village, Mirzapur district (U.P.). 29 December 1868
Artist: Leighton, Stanley (1837-1901)
Medium: Pencil on paper
Pencil drawing of Sukrut village, Mirzapur district (Uttar Pradesh) by Stanley Leighton (1837-1901), 29 December 1868. Inscribed on the front in pencil is: 'Sookroot Village - Mirzapore district. 29 Dec. 1870. S.L.'
The district of Mirzapur is situated in Uttar Pradesh, in north central India, covering an area of 5238 sq. m. It is crossed from east to west by the Vindhya and Kaimur ranges. A central plateau of jungle connects these and separates the valley of the Ganges from that of the Sone.