Click here to skip to content

View of the sea and Honavar from Tumbhuli Guda in the Western Ghats

View of the sea and Honavar from Tumbhuli Guda in the Western Ghats

Artist: unknown

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1806

Shelfmark: WD594

Item number: 594

Length: 213

Width: 319

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Painting

Water-colour view of the sea and Honavar from Tumbhuli Guda in the Western Ghats by an unknown artist in 1806. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'Sketch taken from the Western Ghaats from the summit of Toombhully Gooda, Exhibiting the Features and appearance of the Country below from the Ghaats to the Sea and including Pidgeon Island & Fortified Island and the Bar of Honowar'; in pencil: 'Sketched by - 18o6. Drawn by - .'

The River Sharavathi has its origin in the Western Ghats and is one of the most important west flowing rivers of Karnataka. The river along with its tributaries flows along the rugged terrain of the mountains and joins the Arabian Sea at Honavar in Karnataka.

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: