Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
Important Lithograph of the Sikh Wars. Rare Sikh Battle lithograph 1849 Goojerat - Duleep Singh. Originally painted by Henry Martens and published in London 29th July 1850. The Battle of Gujrat was a decisive battle in the Second Anglo-Sikh War, fought on 21st February 1849, between the forces of the East India Company, and a Sikh army in rebellion against the Company's control of the Sikh Empire, represented by the child Maharaja Duleep Singh who was in British custody in Lahore. Title on lithograph is The Battle of Goojerat, on the 21st February 1849. The whole series of these lithographs are housed in the British Library. An extremely sought after piece. Size approx: 64x55 cm.