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Panorama of the sea prospect of Fort St. George

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 82

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.


  • Creation: 1750

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.01 cubic metre(s) (1 roll) : watercolour

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Former / Other Reference

MSS 22

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.



Includes index.
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