Water-colour view of the fort at Chunar seen from
the river by Robert Smith (1787-1873) between 1814 and 1815.
Inscribed on the mount in pencil is: 'Fort Chunarghar. S.E.
face'.The fort at Chunar in Uttar Pradesh occupies a commanding
position high above a meander in the Ganges River. There is
evidence of settlement here from 56 BC when it was occupied by
Vikramaditya of Ujjain. The almost impregn…