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Category:Stephen Ponsonby Peacocke

Captain Stephen Ponsonby Peacocke (1813-1872), was a British officer of the Bombay Army and an artist notable for his 17 paintings of historic landscape views in the Nilgiri Hills in South India. Tinted lithographs were made of these views and published in imperial folio in London by the lithographer Paul Gauci in 1847. Peacocke's lithographs reflect the romantic escape to a temperate hilly area that all Britishers in the plains yearned for in those days