Capt.n B. Bygrave.Paymaster 5th Bengal N Infantry.
[John Murray. 1843.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet size: 235 x 130mm (9¼ x 5¼"). Small tear in left edge of sheet.
A portrait of Captain B. Bygrave, a paymaster of the 5th Bengal Infantry, who was held in captivity in Kabul. Full-length, facing the viewer, seated cross-legged with his head resting on his hand leaning on an architectural element to the left. He is dressed in Afghanistani costume of a short coat over his robe with a striped shirt and sash beneath, and a turban on his head. An illustration to Eyre's 'Portraits of the Kabul Prisoners', 1843.
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