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India: see ShrirangapattanaShrirangapattana
, formerly Srirangapatna
, town (1991 pop. 21,905), Karnataka state, S India, on an island in the Kaveri River. There are Hindu monuments, some built in the 13th cent. Most of the large buildings date from the 17th and 18th cent.
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The catalogue says it depicts the mechanical toy, the Man- Tiger- Organ ( now in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London), which was commissioned by Tipu Sultan but captured by the British after the storming of Seringapatnam in 1799.
Clive defeated a tottering, self-indulgent Nawab of Bengal; Wellington buried Scindia's ambitions at Assaye and destroyed Tipu Sultan at Seringapatnam.