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James Andrew Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie

(1812-1860), Governor-General of India

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 3 portraits
Elected MP for Haddingtonshire 1837; president of the board of trade, 1845; governor-general of India 1847. Under his rule the Punjab became a British province and further territories were annexed; introduced the railway and telegraph to India; his policies much criticised after the outbreak of the Mutiny in 1857.

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