'Troops hastening to Umballa', 1857
Coloured lithograph 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, many travelling via Ambala in the Punjab. Troops are shown being transported on ox wagons and on an elephant.
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