Kashmir. Hurri Purbutt Fort.
[London: T. McLean, 1847.]
Hand-coloured lithograph, scarce; sheet 365 x 540mm. 14¼ x 21¼".
A mountain fort on the banks of the Jhelum River at Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Plate 11 to "Recollections of India. Part II. Kashmir and the Alpine Punjab" by James Duffield Harding (1797 - 1863) after Charles Stewart Hardinge (1822 - 1894). Charles was the eldest son of Sir Henry, first Viscount Hardinge of Lahore (1785 - 1856), the Governor General of India. Within eighteen months of Viscount Hardinge's arrival in India as Governor-General, the First Anglo-Sikh War broke out in the Punjab in December 1845. Hardinge and his son Charles travelled in this region.
Abbey Travel: 472, 24. British Library, India Office Select Materials: X738/2(11).
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