image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Native Troops, E. India Companys service

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From the Collection

Additional makers

Print possibly made by - John Augustus Atkinson; Publisher - Colnaghi; Print maker - Joseph Constantine Stadler

Description

Two Indian soldiers standing on a stretch of grass in foreground, facing each other, the at left pointing to left, the other holding a rifle with attached bayonet vertically in his left hand; a figure seated in front of a tent in a wooded area behind at right; a man driving a bull on a riverbank at left, with temple seen in the distance; after Charles Hamilton Smith. 1815. Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Lettered below image with title, followed by 'A Serjeant of Light Infantry, and Private of Madrass Sepoys.', and production details: 'C.H.S. / Aquatinted by I.C. Stadler. / London Pubd. 1st,, March 1815 by Colnaghi & Co,, 23 Cockspur Street.'

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Location

India

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