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East View of Chinapatam

Ink wash drawing of Channapatna by Robert Home
(1752-1834) in 1792. It is one of a series comprising 22 loose
drawings together with a map and three plans completed by Home when
he accompanied the British army under Cornwallis during the 3rd
Mysore War 1791-1792.In the late 18th century, the Mysore rulers
Haidar Ali (r.1761-1782) and his son Tipu Sultan (r.1782-1799)
fought four wars against the B…