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James Rennell (1742-1830)

Seringapatam, 1791

The head of the Advanced Guard of the Mahratta Army, coming to join Lord Cornwallis, near Seringapatam, May 28.th 1791 published 1792

Etching; printed on paper; hand-coloured | 30.7 x 51.9 cm (image) | RCIN 735004

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A view of the Advanced Guard of the Mahratta army, coming to join Lord Cornwallis, near Seringapatam, May 28 1791. Third Anglo-Mysore War (1789-92).

  • James Rennell (1742-1830) (publisher) [bottom right, in manuscript, ink, inside platemark:] Published by J. Rennell Mar.ch 30.th 1792.

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: no fold lines; creased; small tear to bottom left edge and to top right edge; surface dirt. Verso: induced discolouration

  • 30.7 x 51.9 cm (image)

    32.2 x 52.3 cm (platemark)

    39.8 x 57.1 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    The head of the Advanced Guard of the Mahratta Army, coming to join Lord Cornwallis, near Seringapatam, May 28.th 1791. [bottom centre, in bottom margin below platemark, in manuscript, ink]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Seringapatam 28 May 1791

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Seringapatam View of the head of the advanced guard of the Mahratta Army coming to join Lord Cornwallis near Seringapatam, 28.th May 1791: published by I. Rennell, 1792.

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    Seringapatam, Karnātaka, India (12°25'10"N 76°41'04"E)

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