History

The other revolt

Print edition : October 14, 2016

The Vellore fort surrounded by the moat which had crocodiles in it until 1822. The rajagopuram of the Jalagandeswarar temple can be seen inside the fort. Photo: D. Gopalakrishnan

Depiction by an unknown artist of the three hill forts, Suzarow, Guzarow and Mortaz Agur, surrounding Vellore, from the Saraswathi Mahal Library collection. Photo: Photo: R. SIvaji

St. John's Church, located inside the fort. Photo: S. Thanthoni

Tipu Mahal, where the wives, children and relatives of Tipu Sultan where interned after his fall. Photo: S.S. Kumar

An oil portrait of Tipu Sultan, attributed to G.F. Cherry who was Persian Secretary to Lord Cornwallis during 1791-92.

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