Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Indian Camp Scene---Lithographer: Ackermann, Rudolph (1764-1834) Medium: Lithograph, coloured Date: 1820

Indian Camp Scene

Indian Camp SceneIndian Camp Scene

Indian Camp Scene

Coloured lithograph of an 'Indian Camp Scene' in the Western Ghats in Maharashra by Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834) after an original drawing by Captain James Barton (1793-1829). Plate 4 of Captain James Barton's '12 Views of Hill Forts in the Western Ghats near Bombay' published in London c.1820. The artist, Captain James Barton, was an artillery officer who served in the third Anglo-Maratha war in 1817-19.

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