Part of the city of Moorshedabad


This is plate four from Charles Ramus Forrest’s A Picturesque tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India. Lieutenant-Colonel Forrest was a soldier and East India Company official who conducted expeditions along the Ganges and Jumna. Murshidabad is a city in West Bengal, located on the banks of the Bhagirathi River (a tributary of the Ganges). Original drawings by Forrest are held in the British Library’s India Office collection.

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Part of the City of Moorshedabad, Ancient Capital of Bengal, plate IV of A Picturesque tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India: consisting of twenty-four highly finished and coloured views, a map and vignettes, from original drawings made on the spot; with illustrations historical and descriptive
1824, London
Rudolph Ackermann
Aquatint / Etching / Hand-Colouring / View
Thomas Sutherland, Charles Ramus Forrest
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British Library

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