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Beatson, Alexander, 1759–1833

A view of the origin and conduct of the war with Tippoo Sultaun : comprising a narrative of the operations of the army under the command of Lieutenant-General George Harris, and of the siege of Seringapatam / by Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Beatson.

London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, St. James's., and sold by G. and W. Nicol, 1800.
Physical Description:
xxiii, [1], 265, [1], clxxii p., [7] leaves of plates ([5] folded) : ill., port., maps ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS474.1 .B43 1800+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Mezzotint engraving (portrait of Tipu Sultan) by Samuel William Reynolds; after Alexander Beatson.
Aquatint by James Malton; after Alexander Beatson.
Maps engraved by Samuel John Neele.
English short title catalogue, T128718
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 422
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
G. and W. Nicol -- Publisher.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- History -- Mysore War, 1799.
Mysore (India) -- History.
Śrīraṅgapaṭṭaṇa (India) -- History -- Siege, 1799.
Tipu Sultan, Fath ʻAli, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799.
W. Bulmer and Co.
Aquatints -- 1800.
Mezzotints -- 1800.
Engravings -- 1800.
Malton, James, d. 1803, engraver.
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824, engraver.
Reynolds, Samuel William, 1773-1835, engraver.

  • Order of Battle
  • Plan of the attack upon the North West angle of Seringapatam
  • Environs of Seringapatam
  • Dominions of Tippoo Sultaun
  • Abstract of Tippoo Sultaun;s Jammabundy
  • Tippoo Sultaun
  • View of the North West front of Seringapatam. Shewing the approaches, the batteries, the breach, & the explosion of the Rocket magazine.

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