• Full title:   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
  • Published:   1824 , London
  • Formats:  Aquatint, Etching, Hand-Colouring, View
  • Creator:   Thomas*Sutherland, Charles*Forrest
  • Usage terms Public Domain
  • Held by  British Library
  • Shelfmark:   559.cc.16.

Description

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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