This photograph of the remains of the fort at
Palakoddu was taken by Linnaeus Tripe in 1858 and is part of a
collection entitled 'Photographic Views of Ryakotta and other
places, in the Salem District...with descriptive notes, by J.A.C.
Boswell, Esq., M.C.S.' (Madras, 1858). The accompanying text reads,
'As represented here the Fort is now a complete ruin. Every where
throughout India the memory o…