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The Mahratta Peshwa, and his ministers at Poonah. Drawn from an original sketch belonging to Sir Charles Malet Bart.

The Mahratta Peshwa, and his ministers at Poonah. Drawn from an original sketch belonging to Sir Charles Malet Bart.

Artist: Forbes, James

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1813

Shelfmark: 455.c.8

Item number: Plate 42

Length: 29.2

Width: 22.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Plate forty-two from the second volume of James Forbes' "Oriental Memoirs". Charles Malet (1752-1815), the Resident of Poona was a close contemporary and a good friend of Forbes. Forbes' (1749-1819) drawing was based on an original sketch made by the English artist James Wales for Malet showing the brahmin Maratha ruler, Peshwa Madho Narain with his ministers.

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