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A view of Ossoore.

A view of Ossoore.

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749 - 1840)

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1804

Shelfmark: X768/2(9)

Item number: 20009

Genre: Print

Plate nine from '24 views in Indostan by William Orme'. This picture is based on an original by Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) and depicts Hosur, a small town near to Bangalore. When this picture was made there was an encampment, represented in the distance, consisting of a detachment of Lord Cornwallis's army commanded by Major Woodburne of Madras. According to the accompnaying text, the temple on the right in the foreground was used as a resting place to 'afford cool and comfortable retreats for sun-burnt travellers.'

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