Panorama of the sea prospect of Fort St. George
Scope and Contents
A panorama watercolour on paper, mounted on coarse linen, 31.57 x 152.4 cm. in size. Fort St. George was built on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Madras by the East India Company in 1644. Notable places are identified, and there is a key at the foot of the picture. The panorama is undated, but probably originates from the mid-18th century.
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.01 cubic metre(s) (1 roll) : watercolour
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Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 66.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired before 1895.
This collection level description was created by RAS and MJC.
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