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- Object: The Storming and taking of Serringpatam by Lord Mornington May 4th 1799
Battle scene with a key describing the action: (B) top left, "Fireing from the Battlements which is in Flames"; (C) to left of centre, "Tipoo Saib, being carried off Wounded from among the Slain"; to right of centre, Lord Mornington on horseback commanding the British troops.
Etching, printed on two sheets conjoined.
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Height: 583 millimetres
Width: 934 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- British troops were actually led in the battle by General George Harris (see inscripton).
For other two-sheet cheap etchings of the period, see 1869,0710.139 (the battle off Ushant, 1794 known as the 'glorious 1st June') and 1865,0114.741 (the funeral of Nelson)
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Fourth Anglo-Mysore War 1789-1799
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