Hindu Temple at Agouree, on the Rover Soane, Bihar
By Thomas Daniell
This picturesque scene has a great banyan tree in the foreground, its twisted branches and roots spreading far and wide across the landscape. Through the branches the viewer can see a groupd of Hindu t...
William Simpson was born in Glasgow in 1823. He worked at a specialist lithographic firm, where he learned the art of lithography, before moving to London and working for the publishing firm William Day and...
Hindu Temple, Duabe near Manpore
Pencil and watercolour
William Orme, who was active from about 1795 to 1819, was born in Manchester and was almost certainly the younger brother of Daniel Orme (also born in Manchester), and older brother of Edward Orme. An early watercolour by h...
Banyan tree, or Indian fig tree, with Hindu shrine at Gaya, Bihar. India
Coloured Aquatint 1796 By: Thomas Daniell
Printed: Published as the act directs for Tho[ma]s Daniell by Rob[er]t Bowyer,[London] (Historic Gallery Pall Mall) :
Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) growing on a lakeside.
Coloured etching by B. Pouncy, c. 1793, after W. Hodges.
1793 By: William Hodges after: Benjamin Thomas Pouncy and Warren Hastings
Published: Thos. Palser,[London] (Surry Side Westminster Bridge) : 
Sacred banyan tree and temple at Joucalla between Kaliyanpur and Berhampore - 1795
Watercolour of a sacred banyan tree and temple at Joucalla, by an anonymous artist, part of the Hyde Collection, c. 1790-1800. Inscribed on the back in ink and pencil: 'Fukeers' Taqoorbarriee and Sacred Banian Tre...
Coloured aquatint of Bishop's College near Calcutta by an anonymous printmaker published in London in 1822 by R. Ackermann for the Missionary Establishment of the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign parts. Bishop's College wa...
Sculpture of Nandi from a temple at Dracheram - 21 July 1815
Pen and ink drawing of a sculpture of Nandi from Dracheram, by an anonymous artist, part of the MacKenzie Collection and from an album of 37 drawings (43 folios) of sculpture at Jajpur, Puri, Bezwada and Sitanagar made during a journ...
View of Nandidurg, with the batteries firing during the siege - 1791
Water-colour painting of the hill-fort of Nandidrug in Karnataka made during the siege of 1791 by Colin MacKenzie (1754-1821). Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'No.1. View of Nundidroog with the Batteries firing on' 'the Pla...
The Zamorin of Calicut, King of Malabar, standing before the palace of the king. The Dutch had on 8 November 1604 a meeting with the king. Part of the illustrations in the report of the second voyage to the East Indies for the VOC under Steven van der Hagen, 1603-160...
This aquatint is taken from plate 14 of Henry Salt's 'Twenty Four Views in St. Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt', and shows the great Buddhist Chaitya (hall of worship) at Karli (Karle). Dating from some time between the seco...
Exterior view of rock temple, Karli - 25 October 1804
Pencil drawing by Henry Salt (1780-1827), of the exterior of the rock temple at Karli in Maharashtra, dated 25th October 1804. This is probably a first sketch for 'Ancient Excavations at Carli', plate 14, of Henry Salt's 'Twenty Four Views ...
This is plate 16 from James Fergusson's 'Ancient Architecture in Hindoostan'. Built on a steep hillside of the Vindhya range, the town of Bundi was the capital of a Rajput state until it succumbed to the Mughals in 1658. In Fergusson's sketch, the street of the principal...
Jaya Stambha, or Tower of Victory, at Chittaurgarh - 1847
This is plate 11 from James Fergusson's book 'Ancient Architecture in Hindostan'. This picture shows the Vijaya Stambha inside the fort at Chittaurgarh, Rajasthan. It was constructed in 1448 by Rana Kumbha to commemorate his victory ove...
This is plate 12 from James Fergusson's book, 'Ancient Architecture in Hindoostan'. Set in a valley and surrounded by lakes, Udaipur is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in India. The large artificial lake of Rajsamand was...
This is plate 6 from James Fergusson's book 'Ancient Architecture in Hindoostan'. Chandravati is a small abandoned site near Jhalarapatan in Rajasthan. Ruined temples such as this were constructed as early as the 7th century. Many sculptures formerly at this site w...