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George Francklin Atkinson

(1822-1859), Officer of the Bengal Engineers and artist

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Sumit Guha

03 July 2022, 22:20

George Francklin Atkinson was an officer in the Bengal Engineers under the East India Company. He published two books of paintings depicting colonial life in India in the mid-nineteenth century. One was _Curry and Rice on Forty Plates_
and the other, much darker set depicted incidents of during the ultimately successful campaign to suppress the uprising of 1857-58 in North India. (See citation below for sources)

Charles Matthews

22 December 2017, 12:50

George Francklin Atkinson (1822-1859) (also Franklin) was an officer of the Bengal Engineers and artist. He was the son of the surgeon James Atkinson (1780-1852).