Hyder-Ali, Commander in Chief of the Mahrattas.

Method Stipple
Artist John Chapman after F. Bonnerville
Published Published as the Act directs, Septr. 10, 1794.
Dimensions Image 111 x 88 mm, Plate 171 x 113 mm, Sheet 214 x 126 mm
Notes Half-length portrait of Hyder Ali Khan, wearing military dress and a turban, set within an oval.

Hyder Ali Khan (1721 – 7 December 1782) was the sultan and de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India; the inscription below the image incorrectly describes him as the Commander in Chief of the Mahrattas. He offered strong anti-colonial resistance, fighting a series of wars against the British East India Company during the Anglo-Mysore Wars.

Condition: Water stains to upper left corner, encroaching into image space, and some staining to bottom left corner. Foxing to margins.
Framing unmounted
Price £80.00
Stock ID 37661