*brititsh victories in india served as a rich material for the painters in britain
*these painters drew on first hand sketches and accounts travelers to depict the british public a favorable image of british actions in india.
*these paintings celebrated the britsh-their power,supremacy and their victories in india
*the clebration of the british military triumph can be seen in many paintings.
 Imperial history paintings were an attempt to create a public memory of imperial triumphs. Victory was a thing which should be implanted in public memory; both Indian and British. Such paintings were used as tools to showcase the British as invincible and all powerful. The scenes were highly dramatized in such paintings and British soldiers were shown as destroying everything which represented India.