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Colebrook, Robert H.
Twelve views of places in the Kingdom of Mysore : the country of Tippoo Sultan, from drawings taken on the spot : to which are annexed concise descriptions of the places drawn, with a brief detail of part of the operations of the Army under the Marquis of Cornwallis, during the late war, and a few other particulars / by R.H. Colebrook, Lieutenant in the service of the Honourable East-India Company, who attended the Army in the capacity of surveyor.
Second edition.
London : Printed in the year MDCCV, for Edward Orme, His Majesty's printseller, 59 New Bond Street, by J. Nichols, Earl's Court, Soho, [1805]
Physical Description:
[16] leaves, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 48 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 41
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Aquatints by John William Edy; after Robert H. Colebrook.
Printed throughout on the facing pages of folded leaves (bound on stub at inner margin).
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 149
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 426
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in later red three-quarter calf.
Subject Terms:
India -- History -- Mysore War, 1790-1792 -- Pictorial works.
India -- Pictorial works.
Karnataka (India) -- Pictorial works.
Nichols, J., -- Printer.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1805.
Orme, Edward, 1775-1848, publisher.
Edy, John William, 1760-1820, engraver.
IIIF Manifest:

  • East view of Bangalore
  • The Lake of Mooty Tallaow near Seringapatam
  • Prospect of the country near Mooty Tallaow
  • Pagodas at Maugry with a distant view of Sewandroog
  • N.W. view of Nandydroog
  • North view of Sewandroog shewing the attack in Decr 1791
  • South view of Sewandroog --S.W. view of Ootra-Durgum
  • West view of Ramgherry
  • The mausoleum of Hyder Aly Khan at Laulbaug
  • East view of Seringapatam
  • N.W. view of Seringapatam.

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