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Tippoo"s Tiger

Mildred Archer

Tippoo"s Tiger

by Mildred Archer

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Published by H.M. Stationary Office in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, -- Nawab of Mysore, -- 1753-1799.,
  • Tigers in art.,
  • Seringapatam (India)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMildred Archer.
    SeriesMuseum monograph / Victoria & Albert Museum -- no. 10, Museum monograph (Victoria and Albert Museum) -- no. 10
    ContributionsVictoria and Albert Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p., 22 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16547773M

      From the website: The painted wooden effigy of a tiger mauling a British soldier was made for Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore in India at the end of the 18th century. It contains a miniature organ which ingeniously simulates the tiger roars as well as the groans of the victim. It may have been inspired by the gruesome fate that befell the son of an old adversary, General Sir Hector Marianne Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouri, on November 1, , and spent much of her youth in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. After graduation from Bryn Mawr College in she taught for four years at the Carlisle Indian School. Her poetry first appeared professionally in The Egoist and Poetry magazines in and she moved to New York City in Her first book, Poems, was issued in England 3/5(5).

      BOOK EXTRACT By expelling Christian priests, Tipu was only following precedent set by European rivals Many historical reasons beyond religious . Tears of a tiger / by Sharon M. Draper.—1st ed. p. cm. Summary: The death of high school basketball star Rob Washington in an automobile accident affects the lives of his close friend Andy, who was driving the car, and many others in the school. [1. Death—Fiction. 2. High schools—Fiction. 3. Schools—Fiction. 4. Afro-Americans—Fiction.

    It was the latter who received "Tippoos Tiger", the mechanical royal tiger in the act of devouring a European officer, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (VAM IS), together with numerous items from the palace wardrobe. Welcome to Tiger Book Store Online! Shop now for all your Textbooks and School Supplies, but don't forget all those things you need to show your school spirit! If you have any issues or questions, feel free to contact us at Go Tigers!


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Tipu's Tiger or Tippu's Tiger is an eighteenth-century automaton or mechanical toy created for Tipu Sultan, the ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in India.

The carved and painted wood casing represents a tiger savaging a near life-size European man. Mechanisms inside the tiger and man's bodies make one hand of the man move, emit a wailing sound from his mouth and grunts Tippoos Tiger book the tiger. For those interested in the technical details of the organ inlaid in the tiger there's an appendix which clearly outlines the master behind this work and diffculties in creating such an organ.

Finally there are 22 plates which clearly depict Srirangapatnam's view from East,West and Northwest and also some rare potraits of Tipu's son and generals.5/5(1).

The tiger, an almost life-sized wooden semi-automaton, mauls a European soldier lying on his back. Concealed inside the tiger's body, behind a hinged flap, is an organ which can be operated by turning the handle next to it.

This simultaneously makes the man's arm lift up and down and produces noises intended to imitate his dying moans. Comment: This book is in good condition with some minor wear to the spine and/or cover.

Add to Cart. Flip to back Flip to front. Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more. See this image. Tippoo's Tiger - An easy to assemble moving model Paperback – 5/5(1).

"Tippoo's Tiger", painted wooden semi-automaton consisting of a tiger mauling a prostrate figure, ca.Mysore. Museum Number (IS).

The stand is a circular plate shaped with a central well in which fits the base of the sauceboat. The sauceboat and cover comprise a recumbant man being eaten by a tiger which is sitting on his stomach. The body is white and painted with the colours green, blue, mustard, yellow, brown, pink and black.

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Tippoo's tiger. London, H.M. Stationery Off., (OCoLC) Named Person: Fath ʻAli Tipu Sultan, Nawab of Mysore; Fath ʻAli Tipu Sultan, Nawab of Mysore; Fat h Àlī Tīpū Sul tān, Nawab of Mysore: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Archer.

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Sharpes Tiger. by Bernard Cornwell. Publisher - HarperCollins e-books Category - General Novel In a battery of events that will make a hero out of an illiterate private, a young Richard Sharpe poses as the enemy to bring down a ruthless Indian dictator backed by fearsome French troops.Seringapatam, the model tiger and soldier was discovered in Tipu’s palace and shipped to England along with many battle relics, artefacts, books, manuscripts, treasures and curiosities from India.

It was displayed in the museum of the East India Company in Leadenhall Street and became a popular attraction with the British public.Both depictions show eight small tiger head finials. There is a third depiction by Gholam Mohammad, one of Tipu's sons, first published in (Buddle,p.

11). Lady Clive, writing in the notebook now at Powis Castle, also confirms that there were eight tiger head finials.