Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence(1806-1857), General in the East India Company
Sitter in 9 portraits
Brother of John Lawrence; one of the most sensitive and gifted administrators in India; as Chief Commissioner in Oudh helped to soothe local fears but could not stem the Rebellion of 1857; directed the heroic defence of Lucknow during which he was killed.
after Ahmed Ali Khan
albumen print, (circa 1857)
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