Soldier of Tipu Sultan


A painting (possibly European) of a soldier in the army of Tipu Sultan of Mysore. The city was particularly swift to adopt European-style fire-power and offered fierce sustained resistance to British advances into the Carnatic. Circa 18th century.

Source: Bharat-Rakshak - Indian Army Images



Information about the Mysore Wars of Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan, illustrations, maps of southern India and portraits.