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View of the Mahabaleshwar Hills, showing the sanatorium and the monument in memory of Sir Sydney Beckwith

View of the Mahabaleshwar Hills, showing the sanatorium and the monument in memory of Sir Sydney Beckwith

Artist: unknown

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1835

Shelfmark: WD1013

Item number: 1013

Length: 24

Width: 33

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil drawing of the Mahabaleshwar Hills, showing the sanatorium and the monument in memory of Sir Sydney Beckwith by an unknown artist, c.1835. Inscribed on the back in ink and pencil is: 'Monument to the memory of Sir Sidney Beckwith on the Mahableshwur Hills, & the Sanatorium.'

The obelisk is 9 metres or 30 feet tall and commemorates Sir Thomas Sydney Beckwith (1772-1831) the Commander-in-Chief, Bombay who died at Mahabaleshwar in 1831.

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