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View of rocky hills from D'Oyly's camp at Raghunathpur (West Bengal); on one hill a signalling tower (part of the chain from Calcutta to Chunar); an elephant, tent and camp equipment in foreground

Pen and ink drawing by Sir Charles D'Oyly
(1781-1845) of a view of rocky hills from D'Oyly's camp at
Raghunathpur (West Bengal) from an Album of 80 drawings of views in
Bengal and Bihar taken between January 1823 and May 1825. The
largest group consists of sketches made between 26 January and 27
February 1823 during a journey from Calcutta to Gaya (Bihar) along
the 'New Military Road'. This road p…