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PROPERTY FROM COLSTOUN, EAST LOTHIAN

Colesworthy Grant
PORTRAIT OF GENERAL CHATTAR SINGH ATTARIWALLA (D. 1855), WITH HIS SECOND SON, ATTAR SINGH
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 5,250 GBP
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70

PROPERTY FROM COLSTOUN, EAST LOTHIAN

Colesworthy Grant
PORTRAIT OF GENERAL CHATTAR SINGH ATTARIWALLA (D. 1855), WITH HIS SECOND SON, ATTAR SINGH
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 5,250 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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Colesworthy Grant
LONDON 1823 - 1880 CALCUTTA
PORTRAIT OF GENERAL CHATTAR SINGH ATTARIWALLA (D. 1855), WITH HIS SECOND SON, ATTAR SINGH
Watercolour over pencil;
signed lower left: C. Grant/Calcutta. Feb. 1853., inscribed on an old label verso: Chuttur Singh / father of Shere Singh with his second / son Outar Singh
665 by 465 mm; 26 1/4 by 18 1./4 in.
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Literature

J.G.A. Baird, Private Letters of the Marquess of Dalhousie, Edinburgh 1910, p. 44

Catalogue Note

Chattar Singh was Governor of Hazara province and was a military commander in the army of the Sikh Empire. Between 1848-49 he fought against the British in the Second Anglo-Sikh War. He is seen here with his second son, Attar Singh, who was captured by the British after the Battle of Gujrat (February 1849), and held prisoner at Fort William, Calcutta.

 

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