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'Storming the Batteries at Badle-Serai', 1857

Coloured lithograph from 'The Campaign in India 1857-58', a series of 26 prints by William Simpson, E Walker and others, after G F Atkinson, published by Day and Son, 1857-1858.

During the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859) a British force advancing on Delhi was opposed by a rebel force with superior artillery at Badle-Serai. The British force attacked suffering heavy casualties but succeeded in forcing the rebels to withdraw to Delhi.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1971-02-33-495-7

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1971-02-33-495-7