Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Uprising Of 1857. Begum Zeenat Mahal, Wife of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar exiled to Rangoon after the mutiny. This is one and only portrait or photograph of any Mughal Emperess. After their victory the British captured Delhi and last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Jafar along with his family surrendered to them, this photo was taken at that time. The Badshah spend the last years of his life in exile in Rangoon.

Model for Kulsum: Begum Zenat Mahal, Wife of Bahadur Shah Zafar or last Moghul King of Delhi, exiled to Rangoon after the Indian mutiny against British rule in (Photo by Felice Beato/Getty Images) vintage everyday: Life in India in The Century

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 Nawab Tafazzul Husain Khan, Nawab Of Farrukhabad. He was exiled to Mecca for his role in helping rebel forces during Indian Mutiny 1857.

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 Nawab Tafazzul Husain Khan, Nawab Of Farrukhabad. He was exiled to Mecca for his role in helping rebel forces during Indian Mutiny

Major George Cunningham (1783-1838), 7th Bengal Native Infantry, Commanding 2nd Corps Rohilla Cavalry. By James Howe, 1820. National Army Museum, London.

Major George Cunningham or Cuninghame with his rather startled horse, Bengal Native Infantry, Commanding Corps Rohilla Cavalry by James Howe

Colonel Ewart of the 78th Highlanders Colonel John Alexander Ewart of the 78th Highlanders was a veteran of the Crimean Campaign and the Indian Mutiny. On 1 December 1857, during an action with the Gwalior rebels at Cawnpore, a cannon ball took off his left arm. He died on 18 June 1904.

Victorian era military picture of a very young Highlander, possibly a cadet, wearing glengarry cap, saluting what appears to a war veteran as he is missing his left arm and wearing trews. An interesting picture.

Lieutenant William Kerr winning the VC, July 1857Lieutenant Kerr, 24th Bombay Native Infantry, won the Victoria Cross for his action in defending himself and others fighting in the stronghold or Paga, near the town of Kolapore in July 1857, during the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859). Kerr was severely wounded, while of his 17 men (all sowars of the South Mahratta Irregular Horse), eight were killed outright, another four died later of their wounds, and the rest were all severely wounded.

Lieutenant William Kerr winning the VC, July 1857 by Louis William Desanges at National Army Museum

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Uprising Of 1857. Execution of Indian Mutiny Rebels. As the British re-conquered rebel areas they took a terrible revenge on the Indian population. Stories of atrocities were greatly exaggerated by British soldiers and the press, ensuring that retribution was harsh. Trials of any prisoners were arbitrary and brief, and usually resulted in a sentence of death. Those convicted of mutiny were either hanged, or lashed to the muzzles of cannon and blown away.

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 - MERE PIX The execution of Indian Mutiny Rebels

Brig. Gen. John Nicholson. This 'Imperial Psychopath' was worshipped as a god by his soldiers. Nicholson was killed in Delhi during the 'Uprising' (or 'Mutiny') of 1857.

This 'Imperial Psychopath' was worshipped as a god by his soldiers. Nicholson was killed in Delhi during the 'Uprising' (or 'Mutiny') of

Pte James Hollowell VC 78th Highlanders 26th September 1857 Indian Mutiny

Victoria Cross winner Private James Hollowell of the Highlanders September 1857 in Lucknow

PLUNDER OF KAISARBAGH, LUCKNOW, MARCH 1858\ Source: H. Gilbert, The Story of the Indian Mutiny, 1916

PLUNDER OF KAISARBAGH, LUCKNOW, MARCH 1858\ Source: H. Gilbert, The Story of the Indian Mutiny, 1916

Augustus Anson  VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS OF THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857 - 1858

Augustus Anson VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS OF THE INDIAN MUTINY 1857 - 1858

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