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  • Joseph Moorhouse was commissioned from the ranks, joining the Madras Artillery in 1768. He was killed, aged 47, leading an assault on the Pettah Gate at Bangalore during the 3rd Mysore War (1790-1792). Mortally wounded, he lies in the centre of the scene, supported by Captain Douglas of the 74th (Highland) Regiment. Others include the second-in-command, Major-General William Medows, riding a brown horse to the right, and Captains Wight, Wynch and Burn in the centre. The assault on the Pettah Gate proved successful and the enemy was routed. Tipu Sultan, the ruler of the State of Mysore, was forced back to his fortress capital of Seringapatam where, after a few months, peace was signed.
  • From a painting by Tilly Kettle, probably about 1776. Enlarged photograph of the Portrait in the collection of Asiatic Society of Bengal, to whom it was presented in 1834 by Brigadier Home. Full-length seated in armchair, with folded arms, brown suit, hair brown, river scenery on right.
  • Viscount Lake (Baron of Delhi and Laswarree 1744-1808) and his son on their arrival at Futtehghur (1804). Lake was the Commander-in-Chief of India from 1801-07.
  • State entry into Delhi of Lord and Lady Curzon with T.R.H. The Duke and Dutchess of Connaught, on the occasion of the Coronation Durbar, 1 January 1903 The procession is passing the Jama Masjid. Lord & Lady curzon are seated on the first Elephant; the Duke and Duchess on the second. The Ruling Chiefs follow in order of Precedence, led by the Nizam of Hyerabad.
  • The Marquess of Hastings, K.G.: Known as The Lord Rawdon between 1762 and 1783, and as The Earl of Moira between 1793 and 1816. British politician and military officer who served as Governor- General of India from 1813 to 1823.
  • Born 1799, died 1869. A Prominent English Statesman, Prime minister in 1852,1858-59, and Secretary of state for India during 1866-68.
  • Lord Elgin(1811-63) has a busy and varied career. After being in turn Governor of Justice and Governor General of Canada, he was sent in 1857 as envoy to China and Japan, and negotiated treaties with both countries. In 1862 he arrived at Calcutta as Viceroy. His period of office was cut short by his death at Dharamsala in modern Himachal Pradesh in November 1863.