Posted on: 18 February 2015

JAMES HUNTER c.1740-1792.
Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore. London: Edward Orme, [1804]-1805.

James Hunter was a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery under Cornwallis during the Third Anglo-Mysore War where British and Company troops defeated the Tipu Sultan. The views here include landmarks in Seringapatam, Bangalore, the surrounding countryside, as well as British encampments.

Source: Bonhams

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But the annotation says Conjevaram (Kanchipuram)! And the rendition of the Dravidian temple towers look more like fortresses or artillery towers than temples. In fact, they don't look like temples at all. Are you sure this was Seringapatam?