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Harris, Claudius

The ruins of Mandoo : the ancient Mahommedan capital of Malwah in central India / by J. Guiaud, of Nice, from the original sketches of Captain Claudius Harris, 8th Madras light cavalry ; with descriptive and historical notices and an appendix.

London : Day and Son, lithographers to the Queen, 6, Gate Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields, 1860.
Physical Description:
[6], 20 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 49 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 76
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
List of subscribers on pages [3]-[4].
"Views were originally taken... April, 1852."--Page [5].
BAC Folio A 2022 76: The Abbey copy. Plates are hand-colored. Bound in publisher's green moiré with title stamped in gilt inside ornate tooled border on front cover.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 490
Subject Terms:
Māndu (India) -- Pictorial works.
Hand coloring.
Subscription lists.
Guiaud, J.
Day & Son, publisher, printer, lithographer.

  • Plates: The modern village of Mandoo, and the ancient mosque the "Jumah Musjid."
  • Front view of the ruined mosque, the "Jumah Musjid."
  • The "Jahaz Mahal," or "Water Palace."
  • Palace of the Sultan Baz Bahadoor, and pavilion of Roop Muttee, his queen
  • The marble mausoleum of the Sultan Hoossain Shah Ghuree
  • The Delhi Gate

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