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Creighton, J. N. (James Norman), 1786–1838
Narrative of the siege and capture of Bhurtpore : in the province of Agra, Upper Hindoostan, by the forces under ... General ... Lord Combermere ... in the latter end of 1825, and beginning of 1826 / by J.N. Creighton ...
Additional Title(s):
Siege of Bhurtpore
London : Printed for the author, sold by Parbury, Allen and Co. ..., Egerton ..., and Simpkin and Marshall ..., 1830.
Physical Description:
iii-viii, [4], ix-xxiii, [1], 1-14, [2], 15-168 p., 8 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., map, plan ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS475.7 .C74 1830+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithography by George Edward Madeley.
Printed by B. M'Millan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 454
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in brown paper-covered boards. Paper label on spine: Siege of Bhurtpore.
Subject Terms:
Anglo-Burmese War, 1st, 1824-1826.
Bharatpur (Princely State) -- History.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
McMillan, B., printer.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1830.
Lithographs -- 1830.
Madeley, George Edward, lithographer.

  • Contents of the plates: Bhurtpore (map)
  • Sketch of the North East Angle, or Gopalghur Division of Bhurtpore, shewing the several parallels, trenches, & batteries (map)
  • Investment of Bhurtpore (map)
  • Jhauts of cavalry & infantry in their military costume
  • North-East Angle Bastion, The breach at which Major General Reynell's division entered Bhurtpore
  • Long necked bastion, the breach at which Major General Nicolls' division entered Bhurtpore
  • Sketch of the citadel of Bhurtpore
  • Brass gun taken at Bhurtpore, Jany 18th 1826.

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