Servant Who Accompanied Lord William Bentinck To Bangalore
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Servant Who Accompanied Lord William Bentinck To Bangalore

c1834. Watercolour, titled lower centre, captioned in later hand in pencil on frame verso, 23.8 x 16.5cm. Slight foxing, mount burn. Framed.

Caption reads “Servant of Lord William Bentinck, Governor of Madras 1803–1807, Governor-General of India 1828–1835.”

Lord William Bentinck (1774–1839) was a British soldier and statesman who has been credited for “significant social and educational reforms in India.” Bentinck travelled to Bangalore (now Bengaluru) in 1834 to coordinate “the attack on the ‘problematic’ raja of Coorg,” who was at “loggerheads with the East India Company.” Ref: Wiki; Deccan Herald, 21.4.2014.

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Item #CL199-14

Price (AUD): $1,850.00  other currencies

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