Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
India and the Punjab Maharaja Gulab Singh of Kashmir. Original Lithograph by J. D. Harding from the original drawing by the Honourable Charles Stewart Hardinge, London, 1847. Charles Stewart Hardinge (illustrator). This rare litho is a Plate from “Recollections of India. Part 1. British India and the Punjab” by James Duffield Harding, 1847, Lithograph measures 17” x 13”. Showing a scene from the First Anglo Sikh War. Charles Stewart Hardinge (1822-1894), the eldest son of the first Viscount Hardinge, the Governor General. This depicts courtier of the Lahore Durbar who became the ruler of Kashmir after the First Anglo Sikh War.