Deafeat of Tippoo Saib before Seringapatam, by the Marquis Cornwallis.
Publish'd as the Act directs, March 1.st. 1795.
Etching and engraving with large margins. Plate: 220 x 180mm (8½ x 11"). Central crease as issued.
Battle scene lit by the light of the moon. Smoke rising from artillery fire almost completely obscures the fortress of Seringapatam, while British soldiers wade towards the battle. Two British officers mounted on rearing horses call the charge. Depiction of Cornwallis's attack on the Mysorean stronghold of Seringapatam following a seige during the Third Anglo-Mysore war.
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