Photograph of the throne on Krishnagiri hill at Gingee in Tamil Nadu from the 'Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Madras, 1894-95'. Gingee is situated south-west of Madras and was established during the Chola dynasty. The fort at Gingee has been occupied by the Vijayanagara kings, the Na...
Digital Rare Book:
Original papers relative to Tanjore: containing all the letters which passed, and the conferences which were held, between His Highness the Nabob of Arcot and Lord Pigot, on the subject of the restoration of Tanjore. Together with the material part of Lord Pigot's last dispatch...
Watercolour painting with a pen and ink border of Maharaja Gulab Singh of Kashmir. He is shown seated on a cushion with a large bolster behind him. He faces to his right, and holds a string of rosary beads in both hands.
The Man Who Purchased Kashmir
Published in Kashmir Life - June 2015
It was extraordinary for an illiterate man to evolve into a crafty warlord who worked for others to create his own empire. Promoted by Khalsa Durbar, he allied with the East India Company, and eventually rai...
Plate 6 from "Recollections of India. Part 2. Kashmir and the Alpine Punjab" by James Duffield Harding (1797-1863) after Charles Stewart Hardinge (1822-1894), the eldest son of the first Viscount Hardinge, the Governor General. This depicts the hill fort of Gulab ...
Satara Fort on hilltop, cattle grazing in foreground - 1853
Landscape with Satara Fort on the hilltop completed in water-colour by George Hutchins Bellasis (1807-1862) in 1853. This view shows cattle grazing in the foreground. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'Sattara Fort, from Enteshwar. 1853...
Water-colour painting of Satara Fort by George Hutchins Bellasis (1807-1862) in 1853. This view shows the British Residency with a Union Jack flying and other bungalows at the foot of the hill. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'Sattara. Residency. and Fort. 1853.'