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North view of Ramgaree.

North view of Ramgaree.

Artist: Home, Robert (1752-1834)

Medium: Etching, with line-engraving

Date: 1794

Shelfmark: W2567(15)

Item number: W2567/15

Length: 13

Width: 22.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Etching with line-engraving of a north view of Ramgaree by James Fittler (1758-1835) after sketches Robert Home (1752-1834) had made when he had accompanied the troops in Lord Cornwallis's campaign against Tipu Sultan in 1792. Plate 15 from Robert Home's 'Select Views in Mysore, the country of Tippoo Sultan' published in London in 1794. Situated on the road between Bangalore and Seringapatam, this fortress of Ramgaree was successfully attacked by the British in December 1791.

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