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View of Nandidrug (Mysore) with three English soldiers in the foreground and two Indian horsemen in the middle distance. Between 1790 and 1792

View of Nandidrug (Mysore) with three English soldiers in the foreground and two Indian horsemen in the middle distance.  Between 1790 and 1792

Artist: Allan, Sir Alexander, 1st Baronet (1764-1820)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1791

Shelfmark: WD360

Item number: 360

Length: 34

Width: 48.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pen-and-ink and water-colour drawing of Nandidrug with three English soldiers in the foreground and two Indian horsemen in the middle distance by Sir Alexander Allan, 1st Baronet (1764-1820), dated to between 1790 and 1792. Inscribed on the original mount in ink is: 'Nundy Droog.' This drawing is plate 10 from 'Views in the Mysore Country'.

The soldier on the left with a red plume may be a Light Company man of the 71st Foot. In the centre with a green plume is a Light Company man of the 36th, and on the right with a white plume a Grenadier.

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