James Andrew Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie(1812-1860), Governor-General of India
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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by Sir John Watson-Gordon
oil on canvas, 1847
by Lock & Whitfield, after George Richmond
albumen carte-de-visite, after 1856 (circa 1849)
by John Henry Robinson, published by Joseph Hogarth, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1849
- Lady Edith Christian Fergusson (née Ramsay) (daughter)
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