Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore(1785-1856), Governor-General of India
Sitter in 22 portraits
Soldier and administrator; served in the Napoleonic wars; became a Tory MP, 1820, and Secretary at War, 1828-30, and 1841-4: Governor-General of India 1844-7, his tenure witnessing the first Sikh war; made a Field Marshal, 1855.
A Lesson in Elephant Riding! (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough; Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore; Sir James Weir Hogg, ...)
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by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 14 May 1844