Seringapatam


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Seringapatam

a small town in S India, in Karnataka on Seringapatam Island in the Cauvery River: capital of Mysore from 1610 to 1799, when it was besieged and captured by the British. Pop.: 23 448 (2001)
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The two centrepieces formed part of a collection of eight items brought back by Major Thomas Hart of the East India Company after the Tiger of Mysore's defeat at Seringapatam in 1799.
Among more unusual objects, in 2014 he sold a rare axle boss for a gun carriage, cast in relief in the form of a snarling tiger's head from ordnance taken at the fall of Seringapatam (Fig.
And that was enacted capriciously on the plains of Seringapatam, Mysore, in present day Karnataka State.
The medals in this group range from a Seringapatam silver medal (1799), Military General Service Medal and Army of India pair, through to an India General Service Medal and Afghanistan Medal pair.
It also included an antique gold ring that belonged to Tippoo Sahib, Sultan of Mysore, who was killed at the Capture of Seringapatam in 1799, in a battle between the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore.
It includes Tipu Sultan's sword fitted with a captured English blade, taken as booty during the storming of the fortress of Seringapatam by the British in May 1799.
The offshore East Seringapatam Block in East Nusa Tenggara and the offshore East Abadi Block in Maluku, are the two blocks being offered through a regular tendering process, said, Mr.
Other objects in the Art of Imperial India sale include a gold and enamelled diamond-set sarpech (turban brooch) valued at Au35,000-45,000, a Mughal jade, gold and gem-set dagger estimated at Au20,000-25,000 and an impressive 18th-century sword with a tiger-head pommel captured from Tipu Sultan's fortress at Seringapatam, Mysore, in 1799, which is estimated at Au80,000-120,000.
This impressive sword has a tiger headed grip captured from Tipu Sultan's fortress at Seringapatam, Mysore, India.
Like Alastair Cook, Wellington lost his first major engagement as a leader in India (in Seringapatam rather than Ahmedabad), but was rather successful thereafter, the report said.
Berry, Ed., Faunal Surveys of the Rowley Shoals, Scott Reef, and Seringapatam Reef, North-Western Australia, vol.

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