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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Charles James Napier (1782-1853), Army officer and Conqueror of Sind

Conqueror of Sind; served with distinction in Napoleonic wars; conquered Sind, 1843; subdued hill tribes, 1844-5; engaged in 1st Sikh war; recalled from England, 1849; suppressed mutinous regiment; resigned, 1850; wrote on military and related subjects.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.