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Old Map of Bangalore from 1791

Ink wash plan of Bangalore by Robert Home drawn in 1791 during the “Siege of Bangalore”. Arriving before the town on 5 February 1791, British forces led by Earl of Cornwallis captured the town by assault on 7 February, and after six weeks of siege, stormed the...

Tipu’s Tiger Cannon Gun

  The British forces took this beautiful ornate cannon from Srirangapatna after defeating and killing Tipu Sultan in the 4th Anglo-Mysore War in 1799 CE. Tipu is known to have used Tiger motif on his throne, weapons, jewellery, clothing, palace walls to create an image of...