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Creator:
Hutchisson, William Henry Florio, artist.
Title(s):

Sixteen sketches illustrative of the siege and capture of Bhurtpore / designed on stone by Hutchisson and printed and published at the Asiatic Lithogc. Press.

Additional Title(s):

Bhurtpore

No. 1 of the illustrations of the siege and capture of Bhurtpore

No. one of the illustrations of the siege and capture of Bhurtpore

Published/Created:
Calcutta : [Asiatic Lithographic Press], 1826.
Physical Description:
20 leaves : illustrations ; 36 x 52 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 61
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Lithographed title page.
Issued in original brown wrappers, with lithographed cover titled "Bhurtpore" and depicting scene of war. Bhurtpore is the running title across all plates.
Statement of extent based on copy at Yale Center for British Art, which contains 17 bound leaves and 3 loose leaves: additional lithographed title page for part 1 titled "No. 1 of the illustrations...", lithographed dedication page, and contents slip for part 2.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 443
BAC Folio A 2022 61: The Abbey copy. Plates are hand-colored. Bound in original brown wrappers, with lithographed cover depicting scene of war and titled "Bhurtpore." Copy contains 17 bound leaves and 3 loose leaves: additional lithographed title page for part 1 titled "No. 1 of the illustrations...", lithographed dedication page, and contents slip for part 2.
Subject Terms:
Belagerung
Bharatpur
Bharatpur District (India) -- History, Military -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Bharatpur District (India) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
History.
Pictorial works.
Hand coloring.
Lithographs.
Contributors:
Amherst of Arracan, William Pitt Amherst, Earl, 1773-1857, dedicatee.
Asiatic Lithographic Press (Calcutta, India), printer, publisher.
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  • Plates: The charge : Doorjun Saul's body guard endeavouring to cut their way through the 8th Cavly.
  • The taking of Doorjun Saul by Lieutt. Barbor 8th N. Cavly.
  • The breach : The death of Capt. Pitman whilst gallantly leading on H.M. 59th to the breach
  • The entrance of H.M. 59th into the breach
  • Major G. Hunter 41st N.I. forcing the gate in which he was severely wounded by a sabre cut
  • Desperate conflict : the Jauts fought when prostrate, refusing quarter
  • The skirmish : Skinners horse engaged
  • Major Kelly and Captn. Dawkins nearly cut off by a party of the enemy's cavalry
  • The Golundaze defending their guns
  • His Excellency the Commander in Chief and Sir C.T. Metcalfe Bt. reinstating the young Rajah
  • The recognoisance : His Excellency the Commander in Chief and staff viewing the fort
  • The mine : Brigr. McCoombe severely wounded by an explosion
  • The pursuit
  • Doorjun Saul and family taken prisoners to the camp
  • The night after the storm
  • Blowing up the works after the siege

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