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Robert Ker Porter

The last effort of Tippoo Sultan in defence of the Fortress Seringapatam; The Storming of Seringapatam; The Glorious conquest of Seringapatam

The last effort of Tippoo Sultan in defence of the Fortress Seringapatam; The Storming of Seringapatam; The Glorious conquest of Seringapatam, a set of three very large stipple-engravings by J. Vendramini after Robert Ker Porter, image size 585 x 1055 mm., R.K. Porter and J.P. Thompson, published 1802 and 1803.
Together with highly rare key /descriptive Sketch of the three prints.

 
 
 
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Henry Martens

The Stroming of Mooltan January 2nd 1849

Original coloured aquatint after Henry Martens, Engraved by J.Harris, Published by Rudolph Ackermann 1850. Image size: 65 x 45 cm, sheet size: 77 x 56 cm.

This engraving represents The British and Native troops entering the breach lad by Captain Leith, Bombay Fusiliers by Artist John Harris after Henry Martens.


John Harris the Younger (1791-1873) was a mezzotint, aquatint engraver and lithographer of sporting subjects, and a figure painter. Born in London he was the son of the painter John Harris. He exhibited paintings at the RA, BI, SS (1822-52). Known particularly for his colour aquatint sporting prints.

Henry Martens (fl:1828 - 1860) was a military artist.

 
 
 
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