Online Collection

The Online Collection showcases a selection of our objects for you to discover and explore. This resource will grow as the Museum's Collection is catalogued and computerised, and as new acquisitions are added.

« New search

« Prev - 1 of 1 results - Next »

'Battle of Kirkee fought on the 5th Novr 1816 on which memorable occasion 4785 [sic] British troops defeated the Mahratta Army under the command of Lieut Col Charles Barton Burr'

Aquatint by F C Lewis after J M Wright and Maj Sutherland, 1817.

The Battle of Kirkee (Khadki) took place during the 3rd Maratha War (1817-1818) on 5 November 1817. This engagement saw Peshwa Baji Rao II's 18,000 cavalry, 8000 infantry and 14 guns defeated by Colonel Charles Barton Burr's 2000 native troops and 800 British soldiers from the 65th Regiment of Foot and Bombay Europeans.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1971-02-33-219-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1971-02-33-219-1