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Describe the paintings done by Robert Ker Porter on the battle of Seringapatam.

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The celebration of British military triumph can be seen in the paintings of the battle of Seringapatam by Robert Ker Porter. This work depicts "the decisive victory of the British in their series of campaigns to seize control of southern India. In these pictures the British troops are shown storming the fort from all sides, cutting Tipu's soldiers to pieces, climbing the walls, raising the British flag aloft on the ramparts of Tipu's fort. The paintings are full of action and energy. The painting dramatises the event and glorifies the British triumph.

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