Robert Elliot (Royal Navy officer)

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Robert Elliot (fl. 1822-1833), was an English naval officer, Captain in the Royal Navy, and known as a topographical draughtsman from 1822 to 1824.

Engraving of Delhi, by William Miller, from an original sketch by Elliot.

Elliot made a series of sketches, taken on the spot, of views in India, Canton, and the Red Sea. These were worked up by Samuel Prout, Clarkson Stanfield, and others into finished drawings; and were published in parts by Fisher & Co., appearing 1830-1833, under the title, Views in the East, comprising India, Canton, and the Red Sea, with Historical and Descriptive Letterpress by Emma Roberts.

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Elliot, Robert (fl.1822-1823)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.