The 32nd Mess House. First attack of Sir Colin Capbell in November 1857, Lucknow

Description

Abstract:
According to Francis Cornwallis Maude, a British officer who observed the attack on the Mess House, Campbell "treated this building to a bombardment of 10 hours after it had been abandoned by its defenders." The white marks in the photograph are the repairs later made by the rebels. the rows of embrasures in the garden wall were also added by the rebels prior to the final capture of the city in March 1858.
Notes:
Mounted in album 26 x 37 cm.

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No Copyright - United States
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Collection is open for research.

Citation

"The 32nd Mess House. First attack of Sir Colin Capbell in November 1857, Lucknow" (1858). Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:735310/

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