C Napier General [facsimile]. General Sir C.J. Napier, G.C.B. Late Governor of Scinde. Commander in Chief of the British Army in India.Proof.
M & N Hanhart Lith. Printing. [n.d. c.1850.]
Lithograph on india, rare with facsimile signature; open lettered proof. Sheet 317 x 248mm. 12½ x 9¾". Repaired scratch in image area, tear in title.
Sir Charles James Napier (1782-1853), the Army officer and Conqueror of Sind who won a reputation as a fierce and indomitable soldier in the Napoleonic war. In 1841 he accepted Indian commission and after several hard-fought battles he conquered Sind in 1843. Between 1844 and 1845 he subdued the northern hill tribes and began preparations for the first Sikh War.
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