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Fortress of Bowrie in Rajpootana

Fortress of Bowrie in Rajpootana

Artist: Westall, W (1781-1850)

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1826

Shelfmark: X400(16)

Item number: Plate 16

Genre: Print

This is plate 16 of Robert Melville Grindlay's 'Scenery, Costumes and Architecture chiefly on the Western Side of India'. Grindlay (1786-1877) was only 17 when he arrived in India in 1803. He served with the Bombay Native Infantry from 1804 to 1820 and during this period made a large collection of sketches and drawings. This plate, Grindlay writes: "represents one of the smaller fortresses with which this province abounds."

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