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The Finding of the Body of Tippoo Sahib


Painting entitled 'The Finding of the Body of Tippoo Sahib. Major-General David Baird and other British officers finding the body of Tippoo Sahib, the Sultan of Mysore, in the gateway in the north face of the fort of Seringapatam on the 4th May 1799', oil on canvas, by Arthur William Devis, c. 1802

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Warfare and Defence

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Devis, Arthur William, 1762 - 1822, Delineator


c. 1802


Oil, Canvas


British land forces: British Army
Depicted: Baird, David, General Sir, 1st Bart 1757 - 1829
Depicted: Tipu Sultan, 1750 - 1799
Depicted: Seringapatam
Seringapatam, Mysore, India, South Asia


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