The Clemency of Canning
Punch 33 (24 October 1857): 171
The cartoon refers to Charles, Lord Canning (1812-1862), who replaced James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, as Governor-General. According to the Sceptered Isle, he reorganized India's administrative, legal, and financial systems.
More commentary on the 1857 Indian Mutiny (Sepoy Rebellion)
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