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Lieutenant General Sir Hope Grant, G.C.B., Commander in Chief of the Army at Madras. A Large Orignal Engraved Portrait. 1863
Henry Graves & Co, London 1863 - A very large unframed engraving showing Gen Sir James Hope Grant full length in undress uniform (with sword and field cap standing in front of a cannon with the Taku Forts in the background , two other officers in the middle ground, one lookinfg through binoculars, after a painting by Francis Grant RA. The print is on card and has been trimmed just within the plate mark at the lower edge, a water stain runs across the left corner, mainly visible in the white margins, tear without loss bottom right through word Madras, some creasing at extremities. James Hope Grant (1808-1868) was with the 9th Lancers and served in the First China War 1840-42, the First and Second Sikh Wars, was Brigadier of Cavalry in the Mutiny (Siege of Delhi, Relief of Lucknow, Cawnpore), and commanded in the Second China War od 1860-61 when he captured the Taku Forts and Pekin (commemorated in this engraving). Photo by e-mail on request.
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