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Narrative sketches of the conquest of the Mysore, effected by the British troops and their allies in the capture of Seringapatam, and the death of Tippoo Sultaun, May 4, 1799 : with notes, descriptive and explanatory / collected from authentic materials.

The second edition.
London : Printed by W. Justins, and sold by West and Hughes, MDCCC [1800]
Physical Description:
134, [2] p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
KD6323 .C35 1805
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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The sketches were written from material collected to assist the design and execution of Robert Ker Porter's panorama, The Storming of the Seringapatam.
English short title catalogue, T105641
The last 2 p. contain 'Descriptive sketch of the Storming of Seringapatam', .. painted by Robert Ker Porter.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half calf with marbled boards. Bound with: The trial of Vice-Admiral Sir Rob. Calder. London : A. Macpherson, 1805.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1800.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- History -- Mysore War, 1799.
Justins, W. -- Printer.
Mysore (India) -- History.
Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777-1842. Storming of the Seringapatam.
Śrīraṅgapaṭṭaṇa (India) -- History -- Siege, 1799.
Tipu Sultan, Fath ʻAli, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799.
Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777-1842. Storming of the Seringapatam.

  • Origin of the war
  • March of the armies and the action at Seedasaer
  • Siege of Seringapatam
  • Storming and capture
  • Death of Tippoo
  • Captured treasures
  • Final arrangements of the conquest
  • Madras and Bombay armies
  • Dates of the operations
  • List of killed and wounded.

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