Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore

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Soldier and administrator; served in the Napoleonic wars; became a Tory MP (1820), and Secretary at War (1828–1830 and 1841–1844): Governor-General of India (1844–1847), his tenure witnessing the first Sikh war; made a Field Marshal (1855).

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Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore




oil on millboard


H 26.7 x W 21.6 cm

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Given by Charles Stewart Hardinge, 2nd Viscount of Hardinge of Lahore, 1878

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