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'Officers Joining the Force', 1857 (c)

Coloured lithograph No.3 from 'The Campaign in India 1857-58', a series of 26 lithographs by William Simpson, E Walker and others, after G F Atkinson, published by Day and Son, 1857-1858.

When news of the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859) reached the hill stations the troops who were fit enough to march immediately departed for the Siege of Delhi. This print depicts two British officers riding at speed in a two-wheeled canopied cart driven by an Indian blowing a bugle.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1971-02-33-495-3

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1971-02-33-495-3