Plate twenty two in 'Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore' by James Hunter - 1804.
This aquatint is based on a picture by Hunter showing a temple at Sriperumbudur. The famous 11th Century Vaishnava philosopher, Ramanuja, was from this place. A shrine dedicated to him is inside the temp...
Water-colour drawing of the south face of Cuddapah Fort with an elephant in the foreground by Thomas Fraser (1776-1823) c.1802. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'View of the South Face of Cudapah, shewing the Nature & State of what remains of that Ancient Fortress. T. Fraser. Engr.'
Painting by a British artist; William Carpenter, A game of Pachisi, India, 1855.
William Carpenter was the eldest son of the distinguished portrait painter Margaret Sarah Carpenter and of William Hookham Carpenter, who became Keeper of the Prints and Drawings Department at the British Museum. ...
A Muslim man having his head shaved by a barber in a red turban. They are both seated on a mat - 1855
William Carpenter (ca.1818-1899) travelled through India from 1850-1857 painting portraits and pictures of rulers and their courts and Indian scenery. He travelled to Calcutta via Bombay and S...
A game of Pachisi, India, 1855
Painting by a British artist William Carpenter
William Carpenter was the eldest son of the distinguished portrait painter Margaret Sarah Carpenter and of William Hookham Carpenter, who became Keeper of the Prints and Drawings Department at the British Museum. In...
This chromolithograph is taken from plate 50 of William Simpson's 'India: Ancient and Modern'. The picture is suffused with the yellow glow of lamps in the gathering dusk; a woman is pictured leaning to light a lamp in a little niche at a street corner.
The Ganary (Golghar) at Bankipur, near Patna (Bihar) seen from the river - 1814
Watercolour by Robert Smith (1787-1873) of the granary ('gola') at Bankipur, near Patna in Bihar, seen from the river with European officials' houses near by, dated 1814-15. The image is inscribed on the original m...
Plate 11 of 'Hindoo Excavations in the Mountain of Ellora near Aurangabad,' engraved by Thomas Daniell after the drawings of his deceased friend James Wales, which Daniell regarded as the sixth set of his 'Oriental Scenery' (1803).
This Hindu cave is famous for the beauty of its sculptures. Se...
A view of the Government House and Council Chamber, Madras - 1807
Aquatint of Madras (now Chennai) in south India, published by Edward Orme in 1807 and part of King George III's Topographical Collection. Madras was the first important settlement of the East India Company and was founded in 163...
Fort St. George, on the Coromandel Coast, East Indies
View of a large fort with a church to the left, on the sea-shore, with several peaked mountains behind and ships on the sea in the foreground, including one firing guns, to right of centre; illustration to a periodical.
George Stubbs, 'Self Portrait'
London, National Portrait Gallery
George Stubbs was classified in his lifetime as a sporting painter, and as such was excluded from full membership of the Royal Academy. He is best remembered for his paintings of horses and his conversation pieces. Having studied ...
Cheetah and Stag with Two Indians
By George Stubbs
Oil on canvas, 182.7 x 275.3 cm
A painting inspired by an incident that took place in 1764, when a cheetah brought to England from India was pitched against a stag in a hunting demonstration at Windsor. The cheetah, seen in profile...