Colonel Alexander Dewar of Vogrie, Midlothian, 1st Cavalry Gwalior (Scindia's) Contingent, 1850 (c)
Coloured photograph of painting, after Colvin Smith (1795-1875), 1850 (c).
The Gwalior Contingent was a body of Indian troops, commanded by British officers of the East India Company, in the service of Maharajah Sindia, the pro-British ruler of the Indian princely state of Gwalior. During the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859) the contingent rebelled against Sindia and their British officers.
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