*The French and English lines during their battles in the Trichinopoly area, 1753-54*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2002

"This copperplate engraved map comes from 'An Account of the War in India. Between the English and French, on the Coast of Coromandel, from the Year 1750 to the Year 1761. Together with a Relation of the late Remarkable Events on the Malabar Coast, and the Expeditions to Golconda and Surat; with the Operations of the Fleet. Illustrated with Maps, Plans, &c. The Whole compiled from Original Papers'."

*"The Rock at Trichinopoly," an oil painting by Francis Swain Ward, 1772-73* (BL)

*The Rock and Temple of Trichinopoly, a watercolor, c.1784* (BL) [*watercolor 1784*]

*The Great Pagoda, Trichinopoly, by Thomas and William Daniell, 1797* (BL) [*Daniells 1797a*];
also: *The Rock of Trichinopoly, taken on the River Cauvery* [*Daniells 1797b*]

"A Choultry Carved out ot the top of the Rock of Tritchinopoly," by Francis William Blagdon, 1802

Source: ebay, Mar. 2002

"Blagdon, Francis William, 1778-1819. A Choultry Or place of worship Carved out of the top of the Rock of Tritchinopoly, In high repute by the Malabars,1802. From Blagdon's Work "A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India" published in London by Orme in 1805. This aquatint engraved plate after a painting by Colonel Ward was drawn by Orme, engraved by I.C. Stadler."

*"South East View Of The Rock Of Tritchinopoly," by Francis Swain Ward, 1804* (BL)

*The Palace Of The Late Nabob Of Arcot, (at Tritchinopoly), by Francis Swain Ward, 1803* (BL)

*The Royal Artillery Encampment, Arcot; by James Hunter, 1804* (BL)

*A Company School painting of an image from the temple at Trichinopoly, 1810*

*The Rock at Trichinopoly, a Union Jack flying beside the temple at the summit, a watercolor, 1825* (BL) [*watercolor 1825*]

*"Fortress and Rock of Trichinopoly, the Scene of the Late Catastrophe," Illustrated London News, 1849*

Source: ebay, July 2009

*"The town and fort of Trichinopoly," from an English history book, 1851*

Source: ebay, May 2007

*"Trichirapalli," by N. Remond, a watercolor from the 1850's*

Source: ebay, June 2006

*"Trichinopoly Rock," a view from below; Illustrated London News, 1858*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2008

*View of the rock from the east [Tiruchchirappalli]; a photo by Linnaeus Tripe, c.1858* (BL) [*Tripe 1858*]

*The rock of Trichinopoly from the East; a photo by Samuel Bourne, 1860's* (BL); *another view probably  by J. A. Melany, c.1860's*

*"Mosque of Nuthur" in Trichinopoly, a wood engraving by E. Therond, 1876*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2004

"Wood engraving, "Mosque of Nuthur, Trichinapoly," From the Illustrated London News, 1876."
The top of Therond's signature is barely visible in the lower left corner: here's *a scan in which the name is clearly visible*

*The visit of the Prince of Wales to Trichinopoly, 1876, from The Graphic*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2005

*An engraving from "Nouvelle Geographie Universelle: Inde et Indo-chine," by Elisee Reclus, 1883*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2006

A photo from the 1880's

Source: ebay, Dec. 2012

*"The Fort and the Rock," a photo from the 1890's*; *another, similar view*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2007

*"Trichinopoly, India... N.E. across town to fortress and famous rock," a stereoscopic image by James Ricalton, c.1903* (BL) [*Ricalton 1903a*];
also: *"[Looking] N.E. to gate towers of Seringham temple, Trichinopoly, India, where idols' jewels are worth millions"* (BL) [*Ricalton 1903b*] 

*"View of Trichinopoly (from the Rock Temple)," a photogravure by Martin Hurlimann, 1928*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2009

The Rock of Trichinopoly today

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/195/sort/1/cat/all/page/15
(downloaded Feb. 2005)

*A closer view of the temple on the summit, as it looks today*

Source: http://homepage.mac.com/ian_mcall/South_Asia/PhotoAlbum34.html
(downloaded Sept. 2005)

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