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Sir Walter Raleigh Gilbert, 1st Bt
by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by Dickinson Brothers, after George Francklin Atkinsonmezzotint, published December 1852NPG D34501
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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_ https://books.google.com/books?id=ZFxNAAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=George+Francklin+Atkinson&hl=en&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjk5qHr0d34AhWxkWoFHWW8DDcQ6AF6BAgIEAI#v=onepage&q&f=false
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)
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).