A contemporary account of Tipu's death, from "The True American Commercial Advertiser" (Philadelphia), March 18, 1800; *the full page*

Source: ebay, Apr. 2009

"The Last Effort and Fall of Tippoo Sultaun," by Henry Singleton, c.1800

Source: http://search.sothebys.com/jsps/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?lot_id=4FGKG
(downloaded May 2005)

"HENRY SINGLETON, R.A., 1766-1839. THE LAST EFFORT AND FALL OF TIPPOO SULTAUN. This dramatic composition is the third in a series of four pictures which Singleton painted c.1800. The other three compositions illustrate The Surrender of the Two Sons of Tippoo Sultaun to Sir David Baird, The Assault and Taking of Seringapatam (Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania), and The Body of Tippoo Sultaun recognised by his Family."

*A large scan of an engraving of this painting*
Source: ebay, Mar. 2011

*A large scan of an engraving of this painting in a confrontational frame, by Singleton and Rogers (John Tallis, c.1855)*
Source: ebay, Dec. 2005

*'Finding the Body Of Tippoo Sultan', a coloured engraving by Samuel William Reynolds, London, 1800* (BL)

"The Death of Tippoo Saib at the taking of Seringapatam," an engraving from 1804

Source: ebay, Jan. 2006

A view from Giulio Ferrario's 'Il costume antico e moderne', Florence, 1824

Source: ebay, June 2010

"Sir David Bairs Discovering the Body of Tippoo Sultan," by Sir David Wilkie; a steel engraving by John Burnet, 1843

Source: http://search.sothebys.com/jsps/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?&lot_id=4FGPS
(downloaded May 2005)

"The storming of Seringapatam: death of Tippoo Sahib," from the Illustrated London News, 1894

Source: ebay, Dec. 2008

*View of the Hoally Gateway, where Tipu Sultan was killed, Seringapatam (Mysore); by Thomas Sydenham, c.1799* (BL)

"Sally Port where Tippoo fell," a postcard photo, c.1900(?)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2006

A banyan tree in Seringapatam, with the Water Gate, said to be where Tipu Sultan was killed, in the background; a photogravure by Alfred Nawrath, 1938

Source: ebay, Jan. 2007

The sword that was found next to Tipu Sultan's body after his death

Source: http://www.stephenwoodresearch.com/port/tip01.htm
(downloaded Jan. 2005)

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